When “On-Call” Means Right Now

It’s been said that timing is everything. This is especially true for project managers of general engineering contracts. Typically, these contracts involve providing guidance on engineering projects to city officials but occasionally it involves providing immediate responses to unexpected situations. This was the case on December 12 when in the City of Riverside, Ohio, an […]

LJB Designs Ohio’s First Greenroads Project

It’s been said that what gets measured gets done. With the Greenroads Rating System, communities and organizations that are committed to safe and sustainable infrastructure now have a measureable way to show success. LJB’s commitment to safety and sustainability is being showcased—and now measured—on an intersection design project for the City of Fairfield, Ohio. The […]

Village Benefits from Treatment Plant Upgrades

Recently, the Village of Enon, Ohio, hosted an open house at its newly renovated water treatment plant. The important renovation project resulted in achieving additional water capacity for the plant. Previously, the water treatment plant housed five water softener systems, which consisted of two smaller systems and three larger systems. Two new tanks were installed […]

Pedestrian Bridge Creates Safe Passage in Beavercreek

Starting this week pedestrians and cyclists will have a safe route between Beavercreek and Fairborn, Ohio, making perilous travel over the North Fairfield Road bridge a thing of the past. On August 28, the City of Beavercreek held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Wright State Way Bridge, a 467-foot-long pedestrian bridge that crosses over […]

A Day in the Life of a Field Inspector

Marc Smith pictured his career as a civil engineering technician a little differently than he is currently spending it. Instead of working at a desk, Marc spends 4 out of 5 days a week in thigh-high rubber boots wielding a machete through the culverts of ODOT’s District 8. As part of LJB’s multi-county culvert inventory […]

LJB RRFB Design Aims to Improve Safety for Rec Trail Users

The Heritage Rail Trail in Hilliard, Ohio, is a heavily used recreational trail for walkers, joggers and cyclists, boasting 1,000 to 1,500 users per weekend day. In 2012, the City of Hilliard conducted a study of the pathway and the safety of several trail crossings, which identified the trail’s Cosgray Road crossing as a possible […]