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BHJ Annual Awards Dinner 7.29.2014

Now in its sixteenth year, the BHJ Awards program has been an inspirational recognition event. The Annual Awards Dinner is scheduled for October 22nd @ St. Florian’s in Wintersville. The nomination deadline is August 30th. Nominations should be delivered to John Brown ( The nomination form can be found here.

F.Y. 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program Revision #7 7.23.2014

The Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Organization is accepting public review and comment regarding a proposed Revision #7 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 #7 at 12:00 Noon Monday August 4, 2014 at an emergency meeting to be held at the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission Offices located at 124 North Fourth Street, Second Floor; Steubenville, Ohio.

Revision #7 adds one (1) project to the the Hancock County, WV TIP: (1) Upgrade the Cove Road Rail Crossing in Weirton, WV.

Job Opening: BHJ Executive Director 6.18.2014

The Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission (BHJ) seeks to fill the Executive Director position with a highly qualified candidate to oversee the staff, transportation plans, community plans and program needs for this Ohio-West Virginia Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPO) located 35 miles west of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The MPO serves 124,000 residents in a three-county, two-state region covering 600 square miles. Interested persons should apply through John Brown, BHJ Executive Director Phone: 740-282-3685. Please attach a cover letter and resume. All applications must be postmarked, e-mailed or hand delivered on or before August 15th at noon. BHJ is located at 124 North Fourth Street Steubenville, Ohio 43952. Further background may be obtained upon request. BHJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description and Minimum Requirements

Anchored by the twin cities of Steubenville, Ohio, and Weirton, West Virginia, our three-county region offers a diversity of assets and challenges. True to our mission, BHJ promotes intergovernmental communication, cooperation, and collaboration on issues and problems that have a greater than local impact. 
As a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) funded by the Federal Highway  Administration and Federal Transit Administration, BHJ is a leader in highway  development to promote access and jobs. As a Local Development District (LDD) funded by the Appalachian Regional Council (ARC), BHJ on a daily basis works to build and maintain crucial water and sewer infrastructure. Listed below is a copy of our Mission Statement.
  • To promote intergovernmental communication, cooperation, and collaboration on issues and problems that have a greater than local impact.

  • To provide coordinated and continued regional planning services.

  • To provide information, facts and quantitative data to help local officials make informed decisions.

  • To serve as a liaison to state and Federal government agencies and assist in the administration of their programs.




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