BHJ and CommuteInfo produce new rideshare commercial

Easy access to money-saving car and vanpools is another benefit of living in the Ohio Valley

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BHJ Brownfields Task Force holds quarterly meeting

Jefferson Co. Port Authority and Business Development Corp. both report plans to seek further cleanup grants for sites in the Ohio Valley

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Ohio Department of Transportation’s $43 mil investment at Rush Run

Through a priority setting consensus of the BHJ Commission and the BH Council, limited funds are designated on a documented need basis...

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Fracking a New Regional Investment

"Ohio is a national leader in transporting goods and commodities due to its centralized location in the nation," the Ohio District 11 Deputy Director Lloyd MacAdam said during a recent...

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Meeting Schedule

BHJ spearheads planning activities and sets transportation priorities in Brooke & Hancock counties in WV and Jefferson County, OH

What is the BHJ-MPC?

True to our mission, BHJ promotes intergovernmental communication, cooperation, and collaboration on issues and problems that have a greater than local impact.

As the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Urbanized Area, BHJ’s primary mission is to implement the goals and strategies adopted by the Transportation Study Policy Committee, provide a continual, comprehensive, and coordinated 3-C planning process, and fulfill the objectives of the eight metropolitan planning factors established by Public Law.  Committed to developing public and private partnerships, as well as foster innovative ideas and strategies that aim to increase the efficient use of the region’s intermodal transportation network, BHJ is in the forefront of the region’s transportation priorities and planning activities.  The sub-categories of the transportation planning activities are:

  • Short-Range Planning
  • Transportation Improvement Program
  • Surveillance
  • Long-Range Planning
  • Routine Service & Plan Implementation
  • Rideshare Commuter Services
  • Mass Transportation Planning

Veterans Memorial Bridge, Chad E Mason