LJB Designs Ohio’s First Greenroads-Certified Project

As the social, economic and environmental value of sustainability efforts continues to be proven, many communities are looking to implement infrastructure projects that improve that triple bottom line. One such community—the City of Fairfield—has put its commitment to sustainable infrastructure in the spotlight by completing the first project certified by Greenroads in the state of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Farmersville-West Carrollton Road Bridge Reopens

At a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony, the bridge carrying Farmersville-West Carrollton Pike over the Great Miami River in the City of West Carrollton reopened after being closed for six months. Originally constructed in 1972, this 600-foot bridge was in poor condition. LJB worked with the Montgomery County Engineer’s Office on a solution that improved the safety […]

Miami Valley a Leader in Promoting Safe, Smart Transportation Policy

I’m proud to live and work in an area of the country that supports policies that make streets safer and more open to everyone, regardless of age, ability or mode of travel. Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC)’s Complete Street policy has just been recognized as one of the nation’s leading examples of safe, smart […]

Roadway Relocation Facilitates New Hospital Construction

When the new Springfield Regional Medical Center opened at Plum and North Streets in downtown Springfield, Ohio, patients, visitors and staff had an easier time getting there, because of roadway improvements LJB designed. To accommodate the increased capacity around this medical center, the City of Springfield determined that U.S. 40 (North Street) needed to be […]