Year of Service Campaign in Full Swing

Earlier in the year we announced our “Year of Service” campaign to celebrate our 50th anniversary. Since then our team has been hard at work donating time and materials to various events and organizations. Check out the slide show to see the 13 acts of service we’ve participated in so far.

Connecting with the Next Generation of Engineers

Members of the WTS Southwest Ohio recently accompanied 18 young women who are engineering students from Lakota East High School on a tour of the I-71 Jeremiah Morrow Bridge construction project in Oregonia, Ohio. When complete in fall 2016, the structure will be Ohio’s tallest bridge. The project includes replacement of the high-level bridges on […]

When “On-Call” Means Right Now

It’s been said that timing is everything. This is especially true for project managers of general engineering contracts. Typically, these contracts involve providing guidance on engineering projects to city officials but occasionally it involves providing immediate responses to unexpected situations. This was the case on December 12 when in the City of Riverside, Ohio, an […]

Tilt-Up Design Honored for Pushing Height Envelope

With the state’s longstanding reputation for all things “big,” it’s quite a feat to say you’ve designed the tallest tilt-up building in Texas. At six stories, Sierra Pines II now holds this record, officially being the tallest building constructed with load-bearing tilt-up concrete in the state. Last month, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – an […]

LJB Team Explores Innovative Bridge Materials

Eight members of LJB’s bridge design team recently toured the North American Stainless steel mill in Ghent, Kentucky—the largest stainless steel mill in the country. The team is designing the Ohio State Route 799 bridge replacements, one of which will use stainless steel reinforcement in the bridge superstructure. The tour was part of the team’s […]

LJB Designs Ohio’s First Greenroads Project

It’s been said that what gets measured gets done. With the Greenroads Rating System, communities and organizations that are committed to safe and sustainable infrastructure now have a measureable way to show success. LJB’s commitment to safety and sustainability is being showcased—and now measured—on an intersection design project for the City of Fairfield, Ohio. The […]

Village Benefits from Treatment Plant Upgrades

Recently, the Village of Enon, Ohio, hosted an open house at its newly renovated water treatment plant. The important renovation project resulted in achieving additional water capacity for the plant. Previously, the water treatment plant housed five water softener systems, which consisted of two smaller systems and three larger systems. Two new tanks were installed […]

LJB Business Book Club Fosters Dialogue and Development

One aspect of LJB’s culture that staff members continuously praise is the atmosphere that encourages and facilitates professional development. In that vein, the company started a quarterly book club last year that provides employees an opportunity to learn the latest business trends and discuss how these ideas can be implemented at LJB. The books are […]

LJB Safety Expert Calls for Greater Focus on Addressing Fall Fatalities

Nearly 600 people die from injuries sustained from falls each year. Listen to what LJB’s Thom Kramer had to say about this fact during ASSE’s At-Risk Symposium held earlier this year in Washington, DC.

Pedestrian Bridge Creates Safe Passage in Beavercreek

Starting this week pedestrians and cyclists will have a safe route between Beavercreek and Fairborn, Ohio, making perilous travel over the North Fairfield Road bridge a thing of the past. On August 28, the City of Beavercreek held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Wright State Way Bridge, a 467-foot-long pedestrian bridge that crosses over […]