Brooke-Hancock Brownfield Task Force and Brooke-Hancock Regional Council to Convene December 11th 11.12.2013
On Wednesday, December 11th, at noon at the Weirton State Office Building (Route 2 and Cove Road, Weirton, WV), the Brooke-Hancock Brownfield Task Force will convene to finalize application sites for its upcoming US EPA assessment grant.
Also on December 11th, at 4:30pm at the WesBanco Banking Center (2nd Floor, 333 Penco Road, Weirton, WV), the Brooke-Hancock Regional Planning and Development Council will meet to adopt its annual Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).
Both meetings are open to the public and ADA accessable. For further information, contact John Brown, Executive Director at 304-797-9666.
BHJ Technical Advisory Committee Meeting 11.12.2013
The next meeting for the BHJ Technical Advisory Committee will be Wednesday, November 20 at 10:30 followed by the Full Commission at noon. Both meetings will be held at the BHJ office located at 124 North Fourth Street, Steubenville, OH on the second floor.
BHJ Transportation Improvement Program Fiscal Year 2013 Annual List of Federal Obligations 11.12.2013
At the end of each fiscal year, the Brooke Hancock Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission, the designated Metropolitan Organization (MPO) for the Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Urbanized Area, publishes a list of federal obligations for surface transportation projects implemented in the three-county area. Available for public review, this publication is a cooperative effort between BHJ, the Ohio Department of Transportation, and the West Virginia Department of Transportation Division of Highways, as well as the Steel Valley Transit Authority, and the Weirton Transit Corporation. The annual listing is consistent with programs and funding sources found in BHJ’s Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).
To view or download the Fiscal Year 2013 List of Annual Obligations click here.
F.Y. 2014 - 2017 Transportation Improvement Program Revision #3 11.12.2013
The Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Organization is accepting public review and comment regarding a proposed Revision #3 of the Fiscal Year 2014 - 2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), for the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning (BHJMPO) Region.
The BHJMPO Technical Advisory and Policy Committees will consider adoption of Revision #3 during the regularly scheduled meetings convening at 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 Noon respectively on Wednesday November 20, 2013. The BHJMPO will conduct each meeting at the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission Offices located at 124 North Fourth Street, Second Floor; Steubenville, Ohio.
Revision #3 includes the addition of two (2) Transportation Improvement Projects in Brooke County, WV: (1) Resurface Harmon Creek Road in Weirton, WV from Cove Road to 0.15 mi west of US 22 and (2) Resurface Washington Pike Starting 0.18 mi West of Skull Run Road to Brady’s Ridge Road.
Revision #3 includes the addition of two (2) Transportation Improvement Projects in Hancock County, WV: (1) Resurface Wylie Ridge Road from Rainey Hill Road to Cable Road and (2) Resurface Allison Road from Locust Hill Road to Middle Run Road.
Those persons wishing to review the proposed revision may request a copy of the program of projects by contacting the BHJMPO office at (740) 282-3685 or by accessing the BHJ website at www.bhjmpc.org on or before 4:00 p.m. Tuesday November 19, 2013. The office is located at 124 North Fourth Street, Second Floor Steubenville, Ohio. Business contact hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays Monday through Friday. Direct all inquiries to Mr. Michael J. Paprocki, Transportation Study Director or, in his absence, Ms. Linda J. Taylor, Office Manager. The BHJMPO will acknowledge e-mail requests and comments at email@example.com. The BHMPO accepts and responds to written and signed requests only by mail, in person, or e-mail received no later than 12:00 Noon Wednesday November 20, 2013.
To view the Transportation Improvement Program page, click here.
Park 'N Ride Expansion 10.22.2013
ODOT has been working on the expansion of the Park 'N Ride lot at the State Route 213 & Route 7 intersection. The new south lot, which is adjacent to the current one, is almost complete. It is designed for 28 regular and 2 handicap vehicles. The current lot, which holds about 25 vehicles, will be expanded to 44 regular and 2 handicap spaces. The lots will have hard surface, fencing and lighting.
Brooke-Hancock Regional Planning and Development Council Releases Updates to Its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) and Requests Public Comment 10.22.2013
At the October meeting of the Brooke-Hancock Regional Planning and Development Council, the Council agreed to release their annual update to its CEDS. This update is presented in the attached lists. This update is a survey of need. 24 regional participants were surveyed to indicate key community projects. When accumulated, approximately $518 million in need was substantiated. When accumulated only for the partners’ #1 project, the need was $181 million. Over $13 million in project work was completed in 2013. The public review period will end November 27th. For further information, please contact John Brown at 304-797-9666 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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