MACORTS Information & Public Comment Sessions

MACORTS Public Meetings

The Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study (MACORTS) is conducting 2 public comment periods beginning in the next week.  All the information for these items is located on the MACORTS website – www.macorts.org – click on the Public Involvement tab.

August 19 – September 17, 2019

Comment will be accepted regarding the Draft 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) August 19 – September 17.

The MTP or Long-Range Transportation Plan includes goals, objectives and strategies, along with a prioritized, cost constrained list of transportation projects that will be implemented over the next twenty years.  The draft 2045 MTP can be viewed and written comments submitted at the Madison County Planning & Zoning Office at 91 Albany Avenue, Danielsville; Athens-Clarke County Planning Department at 120 W. Dougherty Street, Athens; or Oconee County Planning & Code Enforcement Department at 1291 Greensboro Highway Room A108, Watkinsville. You can also review the document online and submit comments at www.macorts.org.  Public comment may be directly emailed to macorts@accgov.com as well.

MACORTS will be hosting three open-house style meetings allowing the public to review the prioritized, cost constrained list of projects and updated Long-Range Transportation Plan. 

  • Oconee County Public Meeting - September 9, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Oconee Veteran’s Park, 3500 Hog Mountain Rd, Watkinsville, GA 30677
  • Athens Public Meeting - September 10, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Athens-Clarke County Planning Department, 120 W Dougherty St, Athens, GA 30601 
  • Madison Public Meeting - September 10, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Madison County Government Building, 91 Albany Avenue Danielsville, GA 30633

August 26 – September 9, 2019

Comment will be accepted regarding an amendment to the FY 2018 – 2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to bring the construction phase of the SR 10 Loop at Lexington Road interchange project into FY 2020 from August 26 – September 9, 2019.

The draft amendment can be viewed and written comments submitted at the Madison County Planning & Zoning Office at 91 Albany Avenue, Danielsville; Athens-Clarke County Planning Department at 120 W. Dougherty Street, Athens; or Oconee County Planning & Code Enforcement Department at 1291 Greensboro Highway Room A108, Watkinsville. You can also review the document online and submit comments at: www.macorts.org.  Public comment may be directly emailed to macorts@accgov.com as well.

MACORTS will be hosting one open-house style meeting allowing the public to review and comment upon the amendment:

  • Athens Public Meeting – August 29, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Athens-Clarke County Planning Department, 120 W Dougherty St, Athens, GA 30601


Additional information can be attained by calling Sherry McDuffie in the Athens- Clarke County Planning Department at (706) 613- 3515.
A qualified interpreter for the hearing impaired or those with limited English proficiency is available upon request at least three (3) days in advance of the meeting.  Please call (706) 613- 3110, [TDD (706) 613- 3114] to request an interpreter.
 
If you would like to receive e- mail notification of meetings and upcoming public comment opportunities or submit comments, please contact MACORTS by calling staff at 706- 613- 3515 or by email at macorts@accgov.com.

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