Remembering John Eastman

It is with a heavy heart that we inform our extended LJB family that Dr. John Eastman, who was affectionately known as “The Water Doctor,” passed away suddenly on December 28, 2014. John was a beloved member of our LJB family, having served the firm and its clients as an environmental engineer for 27 years. […]

Innovative Traffic Signal Improves Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian and bicycle crashes represent 9 percent of the fatalities on Ohio’s roadways. This fact, coupled with a greater emphasis on alternative forms of transportation like walking, bicycling and transit use, has led communities to focus more than ever on providing safe infrastructure for all modes of travel. We are closer to achieving this goal […]

Is Your Community Active Transportation-Friendly?

Today is International Walk to School Day, a yearly event that encourages school children to walk and bike to school to instill healthy habits, help the environment, promote safety, and create a stronger sense of community. Whether it’s Walk to School Day, Bike to Work Day or some other initiative to encourage active transportation, communities […]

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 […]

Article Showcases the Most Colorful Wastewater Plant in Ohio

When the Village of Yellow Springs needed to upgrade their wastewater treatment plant, a plain gray facility just wouldn’t do. Instead, the Water and Wastewater Treatment Superintendent painted every building on the site a different color to identify specific buildings. In the recent Ohio Water Environment Association’s Buckeye Bulletin – Issue 3, LJB’s John Eastman […]

Every Move You Make – Make It Safe

That is the motto of the Ohio Department of Transportation Highway Safety Program. ODOT has one of the largest traffic safety programs in the country. The department dedicates about $72 million annually for engineering improvements at high-crash or severe-crash locations across the state. Through multiple ongoing traffic safety study contracts, LJB works with ODOT to […]

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 […]