The Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission hereby informs the Public that the Metropolitan Long-Range Transportation 2045 Plan, for the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission (BHJMPC) Region, is available for review. The BHJMPC is requesting Public comment to evaluate the continued validity of the projects presented in the current Long-Range Transportation Plan and identify any new transportation projects for inclusion in the Long-Range Transportation Plan Update. In addition, the BHJMPC seeks to identify specific transportation corridors in the three-county region needing detailed study and review. The Long Range Transportation Plan supports economic development, security, environmental conservation, and conformity to applicable state and federal air quality standards.
Due to the recommendation of US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on March 16th that stated no gatherings with 10 people or more take place for the next eight weeks to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, there is no open house scheduled at this moment. The open house and meeting are to be held at the BHJ Office located at 124 North Fourth Street, Second Floor, Steubenville, Ohio (pending the status of the “Director’s Stay at Home Order” issued by the Director of the Ohio Department of Health, March 22, 2020). But the document will be available in our website www.bhjmpc.org and also the link and announcement will be made public through E mail Blast and Social Media site @Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/BHJMetroPlanning) for the Public review.
The BHJMPC Technical Advisory and Policy Committees will consider adoption of the Long-Range Plan during a joint meeting convening 12:00 noon on April 22, 2020. The BHJMPC will conduct the meeting at the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission Offices located at 124 North Fourth Street, Second Floor, Steubenville, Ohio.
A reproduced copy of the BHJ Long Range Transportation 2045 Plan is available to any individual or organization for a nominal fee by contacting the BHJ Offices 740-282-368, or e-mailing to email@example.com. Persons may request a copy by contacting the BHJTS office at (740) 282-3685 or in person at 124 North Fourth Street, Second Floor, Steubenville, OH 43952. Business contact hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Direct any questions to Mr. Michael J. Paprocki, Executive Director, or Ms. Adrienne Ward, Office Manager. The BHMPC accepts and responds to written and signed requests by mail, website, social media, in person, or e-mail received no later than 12:00 Noon on April 22,2020.