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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Veterans Memorial Bridge Access Improvements

Spring road construction season is just around the corner. Drivers will once again face congestion and detours at Route 7/US 22. BHJ has info and even a map to make it easier!

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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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2019 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?

The Brooke Hancock Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission (BHJ MPC) is in the forefront of the region of the Northern West Virginia and Jefferson County, Ohio’s, planning activities and transportation priorities. We are committed to developing public and private partnerships that foster innovative ideas and strategies for the improvement and revitalization of our region.Twenty-seven communities and 3 counties make up our forums for local decision-making.

In 2018, we will celebrate 50 years of providing planning and administrative level support for transportation improvements, brownfields redevelopment, and upgrades to other regional infrastructure. True to our mission, BHJ promotes intergovernmental communication and collaboration to resolve considered to have a “greater-than-local” impact.

Our annual transportation planning activities include:

  • 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