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 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 […]

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 […]

Unique Intersection Design Alleviates Common Roadway Challenges

Sometimes standard design solutions to common roadway problems just aren’t enough. In Fairfield, Ohio, one intersection– State Route 4 and State Route 4 Bypass (Bypass 4)—had a history of significant traffic delays and numerous crashes. Standard design solutions didn’t meet acceptable levels of service or project requirements, so the city and LJB had to get […]

Roadway realignment accommodates development and new interchange

One of the best things about my job is leading projects that impact my community. My family lives about a mile away from Byers Road and the new interchange at Austin Boulevard and Interstate 75. So, LJB’s goal of improving the safety and efficiency of the traveling public, and protecting the environment for future generations […]