The 100-Year Bridge: Ohio’s First Box Beam Bridge with CFCC strands

You have likely seen the ongoing media coverage about our nation’s crumbling infrastructure. But, what if bridges could last 100 years – long enough for your great, great grandchildren to use? LJB is working with the Ohio Department of Transportation to evaluate unique materials to add more useful life to Ohio bridges. For this pilot […]

Local Project Honored with Donald C. Schramm Transportation Improvement Award

LJB is pleased to work with many municipal and county government clients who value problem solving, creative ideas, and cost-effective solutions. The American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) TRIKO Valley Section in Southwest Ohio recently honored one of our clients—the City of Fairfield—with the 2012 Donald C. Schramm Transportation Improvement Award. The selection committee determined […]

Having Fun with Math and Science Outside the Classroom

Last weekend, Sinclair Community College hosted TechFest – an annual event designed to get K-12 kids excited about math and science. This two-day free event focuses on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and attracts more than 3,300 people each year. The event, organized by the Affiliate Societies Council of Dayton (ASC), featured approximately 70 […]

Design Awards Highlight Innovative Transportation Projects

LJB is pleased to work with many municipal and county government clients who value problem solving, creative ideas, and cost-effective solutions. The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) in Ohio recently honored three of our clients with impressive transportation projects that met their Honor Award criteria—demonstrating a high degree of uniqueness, ingenuity and value. LJB […]

Adams Street Bridge Re-opens to Traffic

The Adams Street Bridge over the Great Miami River re-opened yesterday with a ribbon cutting and ceremonial first crossing of the bridge. Aided by excellent weather, the bridge was completed a month earlier than scheduled. As part of the opening, representatives from Miami County, the city of Troy, and the Ohio Department of Transportation provided […]

LJB Hosts Dayton-area Bike Education Tour

Last week, LJB, ODOT and MVRPC presented SafeBET, a bicycle education tour through the cities of Kettering and Beavercreek. This half-day training class included a 12-mile ride along city streets, bike lanes, shared use paths, arterial roadways with roundabouts, and rural roadways with and without shoulders. The objective of the ride was to educate and […]

Technical Assistance Grant Available from EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting communities to apply for technical assistance to foster sustainable growth in their area. EPA is offering assistance through the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities program, which offers tools that can be applied in rural, suburban, and urban areas, including: Planning Bikeshare Programs Supporting Equitable Development Neighborhood Planning […]

Article Highlights How to Implement Complete Streets in Four Steps

Complete streets policies often have strong backing from local government leaders because of the diverse benefits to the community. After a complete streets policy is adopted, the hard work of implementing the policies is often left to the individual transportation or public works agency. In the July issue of the APWA Reporter, LJB senior traffic […]