BISMARCK, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) is seeking comments on amendments to the 2020-2023 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for addition of federal funding to previously published programs in 2020 and 2021.

The total estimated cost for the 2020 bridge inspections/ratings for various statewide locations has increased from $563,000 to $10,000,000.

The total estimated cost for the 2021 bridge inspections/ratings for various statewide locations has increased from $563,000 to $9,000,000.

The total estimated cost for the 2020 county bridge projects at various statewide locations has increased from $7,278,000 to $13,778,000 due to the NDDOT being awarded a Competitive Highway Bridge Program grant.

Two Jamestown projects can be found in the STIP list. These include a bike/walkway in 2020 with a total cost of $439,395 and the Jamestown bypass in 2022 with a total cost $1,330,489.

The public is invited to view the current STIP on the NDDOT’s website at www.dot.nd.gov by clicking on “Publications” on the top of the page, then clicking on the “2020-2023 Final STIP (Statewide Transportation Improvement Program)” link under the Plans and Reports section.

Comments should be sent no later than January 29, 2020 to Logan Beise at NDDOT, 608 E Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND 58505-0700, or sent via email lsbeise@nd.gov with “2020 State Federal-Aid Roadway Projects” in the subject line.

For more information:Logan Beise, (701)328-2139 or NDDOT Communications, (701)328-4441