“Give ‘em a Brake” – National Work Zone Awareness Week

The highway construction season is underway and April 15-19 is “National Work Zone Awareness Week” – a week focused on saving lives and preventing injuries in work zones. The week is sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), FHWA, and the American Traffic Safety Services Association and includes several public […]

Area Students Do the Twist….O-Rama

It’s amazing what can happen when you let kids push the limits of their creativity and discover new potential. Recently, Sinclair Community College hosted the annual Ohio Destination Imagination tournament for students in Preble and Montgomery Counties. Destination Imagination is a non-profit worldwide program that encourages teams of K-12 students to have fun, take risks, focus, […]

Five Rivers MetroParks Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Did you know that Dayton, Ohio, is known as “The Adventure Capital of the Midwest?”  When a group of forward-thinking citizens created Five Rivers MetroParks in 1963, they were concerned with quickly disappearing green space in the area, not in developing a nickname for the city. For the past 50 years, Five Rivers has grown […]

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 […]

Area High School Students Participate in Miniature Bridge Competition

Last week the atmosphere of the University of Akron was buzzing with creative intensity. On January 25th, Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer, hosted the 13th Annual Miniature Bridge Building Competition (MBBC) at the university’s Student Union. LJB’s Mike Eddy and I joined other professional engineers and high school faculty members to give words […]

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 […]

Elizabeth Sliemers Named to ITE Ohio Section Executive Board

Elizabeth Sliemers, an LJB project manager and senior traffic engineer, is the newest member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Ohio Section Executive Board. Nominated to the director position by her fellow ITE members, this position gives Beth the opportunity to help shape the future of an organization that has positively impacted her career. […]

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 Presents at the Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference

Transportation networks greatly impact the quality of life for a community’s residents. Recently, LJB worked with the City of Lima to plan a transformation of its downtown central business district from a network of multi-lane one-way streets and short blocks into an environment that is friendly to pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. This project is a […]