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BHJ Transportation Improvement Program for State Fiscal Years 2018-2021 Available for Public Review and Comment

The Four-Year Transportation Improvement Program for State Fiscal Years 2018 through 2021 is Available for Public Review and Comment The Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Organization (BHJMPO) hereby notifies all interested persons that the proposed State Fiscal Years (FY) 2018 through 2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV Metropolitan Area, that is Brooke and Hancock counties, WV and Jefferson County, …

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BHJ Executive Director Responds to Project Misinformation and Angst of Roundabout

At the March 15th Full Commission meeting, BHJ’s Executive Director Mike Paprocki addressed some “harsh criticism” regarding the Lovers Lane Roundabout Project in Steubenville and misinformation about the Market Street Bridge.  To read Mr. Paprocki’s comments in their entirety, click here.

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BHJ TAC & Full Commission Will Meet on March 15

The Technical Advisory Committee and the Full Commission will meet on Wednesday, March 15 at 10:30 and noon, respectively.  A powerpoint presentation on Ohio’s Transportation Budget will be given by Roxanne Kane at the Full Commission meeting only.

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Van Pool Traveling from Weirton to Pittsburgh Has Seats Available

Traveling to downtown Pittsburgh for work each day?  Want to keep the miles off your car and more of your paycheck in your pocket? Do you live in the Steubenville/Weirton area and start work by 8 AM and finish by 5 PM?  One of the CommuteInfo vanpool groups has a seat waiting just for you.  Group 104 is inviting a …

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Lovers Lane & Mall Drive Public Meeting Scheduled for February 23, 2017

From:  Mike Dolak, City Engineer You are invited to participate in a Pre-Construction Informational Meeting for the City of Steubenville Lovers Lane and Fort Steuben Drive Intersection Improvement Project.  This project is anticipated to begin in early March of this year. The meeting will be held Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 6:00-7:00 P.M. at the Prime Time Senior Center located …

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New Developments to Watch Along the Ohio River

There are three sites of new development that are of interest to the BHJ region.  They are: Shell’s Ethane Cracker – This $4 billion dollar plant, which will turn natural gas into plastic, will be built NW of Pittsburgh. Whitewater Rafting in Morgantown, WV – It is the belief of some that West Virginia can become the Whitewater Rafting capital …

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BHJ Holiday Schedule

The BHJ office will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 for MLK Day and Monday, February 20, 2017 for Presidents Day.

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Work Has Begun on State Route 7 Rock Fall Site Near Mingo Junction

ODOT District 11 announced that work has begun on a crossover that will eventually shift traffic onto the northbound side of State Route 7 between Steubenville and Mingo Junction in Jefferson County. Rock fall closed the SR 7 southbound travel lane near Logan Avenue December 1st. ODOT’s contractor on the nearby slope repair project north of Brilliant – Cast & …

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Comments for the Jefferson County Trails & Greenways Quick Guide are Due by Friday, December 9

The Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission (BHJMPC) hereby informs the public that it will hold a public information meeting to present the Jefferson County Trails and Greenway Quick Guide. This Quick Guide is part of a project to develop implementation guidance for interested parties and agencies desiring to develop bike trails, walking paths and bike routes within Jefferson County. This effort …

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Receptionist/Office Assistant Wanted

BHJ is looking for a part-time Receptionist/Office Assistant to perform miscellaneous duties including, but not limited to, answering and screening calls, taking minutes for meetings, receiving daily mail and deliveries. Must have a high school diploma, proficient in computer skills, knowledge of Microscoft Word and Excel. Be familiar with working in an office setting and able to perform general clerical …

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