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PUBLIC NOTICE- F.Y. 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program- Revision #10

The Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Organization is accepting public review and comment regarding a proposed Revision #10 of the Fiscal Year 2018 – 2021 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 #10 during the regularly scheduled meetings convening at 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 Noon respectively …

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Public Workshop Scheduled for Brooke and Hancock Counties to Update the Regional Public Transit- Human Services Transportation Plan

Recognizing that transportation services are essential for Seniors, People with Disabilities, Individuals, and Families with Low Incomes, and the General Public to access employment, education, health services, and community programs, West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Public Transit Cordially invites you to attend a public workshop to contribute to the plan. Please come and provide your input and insights to discuss …

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Public feedback needed on U.S. Bike Route 50

On behalf of the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH), the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission (BHJMPC) is looking for public feedback on the alternative alignments for the designation of US Bike Route 50 (USBR50) through the northern panhandle of West Virginia, namely Brooke and Hancock Counties. The United States Bike Route System in a network of signed interstate bike routes facilitating …

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Public Notice- CDBG Funding For Broadband

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in the Hancock County Commission Chambers. The purpose of this meeting is to seek comment from the public relative to activities the Brooke County Commission, lead applicant, working in conjunction with the Hancock County Commission, should include in an application seeking FY2018 CDBG Funding for Broadband …

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PUBLIC NOTICE-THE 2040 REGION TRANSPORTATION PLAN – REVIEW AND APPRAISAL AND THE FY 2018-2021 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE STEUBENVILLE-WEIRTON, OH-WV METROPOLITAN PLANNING AREA TRANSPORTATION CONFORMITY ANALYSIS FOR THE 1997 8-HOUR OZONE NATIONAL AMBIENT AIR QUALITY STANDARD

The Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Organization (BHJ MPO) is accepting public review and comment regarding the Steubenville 2040 Transportation Plan Update Conformity Analysis Summary for the transportation program of projects listed in the 2040 Region Transportation Plan – Review and Appraisal (TP) and the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Steubenville, OH-Weirton, WV Metropolitan Planning Area (MPA). The U.S. …

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A Farewell to our 2018 Summer Intern!

All good things must come to an end, it seems, and so we must bid goodbye to our summer intern, Reid Powers. It seems only a short while since Reid joined our team in May, but in that time, he’s done a huge amount of work for BHJ.  Reid will complete his Master’s program in Community Planning this coming May …

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YOUR VOICE CAN CHANGE THE FUTURE OF TRANSIT

Have any ideas about how to improve the future of public transportation in Jefferson County? If so, we would like to hear from you at either of our public workshops in August.  These workshops are open to the public and the more input we receive will help us identify challenges faced by Jefferson County residents. At the workshop, BHJMPC and …

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BHJ and Froggy 104.3 team up to promote regional rideshare program

Mr. Frog from Froggy 104.3 will help the staff of BHJ promote smart and easy commuting options in the Ohio Valley and give live-remote visitors a chance to win concert tickets. Frogman from the Frogman and Gator Show, Mr. Frog and the Brooke Hancock Jefferson Planning Commission staff will be live from 4-6 p.m. May 24 …

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BHJ “clears the road” to improve safety, boost economy in Amsterdam

The S-curve in the Village of Amsterdam, OH, poses a safety habit and disrupts truck traffic traveling for oil and gas and commerce A small Ohio town is getting a big road improvement, taking the twist out of their piece of Ohio Route 43. The Village of Amsterdam, with a population of about 500, has been …

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Brooke Pioneer Trail Closures Planned During Four-Year Wellsburg Bridge Construction

Conceptual Drawing by Flatiron Corp. Flatiron Construction Corp and the West Virginia Department of Transportation have announced planned closures and service interruptions for the Brooke Pioneer Trail during the Wellsburg Bridge construction. The Brooke Pioneer Trail will be open and in full use for Memorial Day and Memorial Day weekend. Flatiron projects that crews will begin using …

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