FAQs on new OSHA Fall Protection Regulations: Vol. 10 – Stair Design Changes

In this installment of our blog series, we continue to focus on more details that changed with the new OSHA regulations – specifically design changes that affect stairs. OSHA 1910.29 says that for any stairs installed after January 17, 2017, a handrail that measures 30-38 inches is required, as well as a 42-inch stair rail. […]

LJB Earns Awards from Tilt-Up Concrete Association

Whether you call it tilt-up or tilt-wall, LJB has had a specialized focus on providing structural design for this construction method for 40 years. With more than 1,700 projects, totaling more than 100 million square feet, our team has worked on a large variety of projects types, with unique applications and architectural finishes. We are […]

LJB Welcomes New Shareholders and Associates

The LJB board of directors recently announced a new group of shareholders and associates for the firm. These individuals have consistently demonstrated LJB’s core values and culture, while providing leadership and creativity to LJB’s clients. New LJB shareholders include: Matt Bell, P.E., P.Eng. Jeremy Falcone, P.E. Matt Gardner, P.E., ENV SP Heather Lacey, PMP Kim […]

LJB Toastmasters Club Celebrates Five Years

As it says on the wall of LJB’s Learning Center, “each employee is challenged to continually develop.”  By forming a Toastmasters club five years ago, LJB made a commitment to provide employees with an opportunity to practice and improve their communication and leadership skills. The founder of Toastmasters, Dr. Ralph Smedley, said, “The Toastmasters club […]

Wright-Patt Credit Union and WDTN visit LJB’s office

Earlier this week, Wright-Patt Credit Union, along with WDTN Channel 2 News, filmed a TV segment for the credit union’s promotion Savings Race 5, the College Bound Edition at LJB’s corporate headquarters office. Brandon, a senior at David H. Ponitz High School in Dayton, is a participant in this year’s Savings Race contest. Brandon and […]

Design-Build Team Earns LEED Gold on First Project at Ft. Carson

Earlier this month, the McTech–VOA design-build team turned over the new EN Battalion Headquarters – South for occupancy. The new headquarters is the first project completed by the team at Ft. Carson and it earned LEED Gold certification. The two-story 17,755-square-foot new battalion headquarters is the home of the 52nd Engineer Battalion at Ft. Carson. […]

Walking Competition Challenges Staff to Step it Up

In May, LJB staff and spouses were challenged to dig out their walking shoes for the first “Let’s Just Walk” step program, sponsored by LJB’s wellness committee. For the 12-week competition, participants were provided a pedometer to track how many steps they took each day. Participants were organized into teams of five people for support […]

Article highlights how SecureTILT® saves money and lives

Blast protection of buildings has gained significant attention in recent years. To protect building occupants, the Department of Defense upgraded anti-terrorism/force protection standards, including progressive collapse avoidance. Development Magazine recently featured an article titled Protecting Buildings from Structural Impacts. This article showcases significant schedule and cost savings realized through SecureTILT®, a model for progressive collapse […]

KZF/LJB Joint Venture secures ID/IQ contract at Wright-Patterson AFB

The KZF/LJB JV, a joint venture between KZF Design and LJB Inc., was recently awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) task order contract at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The ID/IQ focuses on civil and structural engineering services. We are honored to continue serving Wright-Patterson AFB and to help them fulfill their mission. I want to thank […]

LJB takes third place in Bike to Work Day challenge

Thank you to our LJB employees who rode their bikes to RiverScape MetroPark last Friday in support of Bike to Work Day. The weather was beautiful, the pancakes were yummy, and Heater and Gem from the Dayton Dragons were on hand to help us cheer on the 500 riders who collectively contributed to more than […]