The Hagerstown/Eastern Panhandle Metropolitan Planning Organization (HEPMPO) is the federally designated regional transportation planning body for the urbanized area covering Berkeley and Jefferson Counties, West Virginia, Washington County, Maryland and a small portion of Franklin County, Pennsylvania. 


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33 West Washington Street

Suite 402 - 4th Floor

​Hagerstown MD 21740

(240) 313-2080   



May 11, 2021 - 4:30pm; 6:30pm

WV9 PEL Study

Public Workshop

Meeting Details

May 19, 2021 - 10:30am

Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

May 19, 2021 - 1:30pm

Interstate Council Meeting

August 18, 2021 - 10:30am

Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

August 18, 2021 - 1:30pm

Interstate Council Meeting

October 20, 2021 - 10:30am

Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

October 20, 2021 - 1:30pm

Interstate Council Meeting


WV-51 Feasibility Study 

Virtual Public Meeting

The Hagerstown/Eastern Panhandle (HEP) MPO in conjunction with the West Virginia Department of Transportation will be hosting a virtual public meeting on Thursday, April 8, 2021 to inform and gather public input on proposed mobility improvements along the WV 51 Corridor. 


The WV51 study corridor limits are from the intersection with Norfolk Southern Railroad intersection to the west and continuing to the West Street intersection to the east in the City of Charles Town.  This project is being undertaken to reduce traffic congestion and improve non-motorized movement through the corridor. This meeting complies with the public involvement requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Visit https://arcg.is/W58Dq for more information.


The public meeting will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. FORMAL PRESENTATIONS WILL BE MADE BY THE CARPENTER MARTY CONSULTING TEAM AT 6:00 PM and 7:00 PM. The public will be afforded the opportunity to ask questions and give written comments on the project throughout the meeting.


Meeting presentation may be downloaded here: WV 51 Feasibility Study Public Presentation

You may comment online​ or in writing. The comment period for this study ends on May 8, 2021.


Those wishing to file written comments may send them to:

Mr. Elwood Penn, P.E.

Director, Planning Division

West Virginia Division of Highways

1900 Kanawha Boulevard, Building 5, Room 740

Charleston, West Virginia 25305


The Hagerstown/Eastern Panhandle Metropolitan Planning Organization (HEPMPO) hereby notifies all interested persons that the proposed FY 2022 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) for the Hagerstown, MD--WV--PA Urbanized Area, that is in Washington County, MD and Berkeley and Jefferson Counties, WV, is available for comment and review.  The UPWP identifies transportation planning activities for highway, transit and other related services that are to be conducted during the 2022 fiscal year in the metropolitan planning area. 


Copies of the draft UPWP are available for download here: DRAFT FY22 UPWP; on display at the Washington County Free Library-Hagerstown, Martinsburg-Berkeley County Library, the Charles Town Library; and the HEPMPO offices.


The public comment period will begin on Saturday, April 17, 2021 and end on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.  Written comments may be mailed to the HEPMPO’s office (33 W. Washington Street, Suite 402, Hagerstown MD 21740), sent via email to mmullenax@hepmpo.net or submitted on-line at www.hepmpo.net/contact.  Only written comments will be accepted.  Questions should be directed to Matt Mullenax at (240) 313-2081. 

HEPMPO, 33 West Washington Street, Suite 402 - 4th Floor, Hagerstown MD 21740   |  (240) 313-2080   |   mmullenax@hepmpo.net

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