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 […]

Award Proves Ohio Winters Are No Match for ODOT

It’s nearly summer, and the last thing on our minds is whether snow and ice will affect our commute.  Even for the five or so months a year that snow is a possibility in Ohio, efficient snow and ice removal is a luxury most of us take for granted. Fortunately, the hard work the Ohio Department of Transportation […]

Changes in Transportation Funding Will Affect Local Metropolitan Planning Organizations

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has announced that beginning next year they will be changing the way federal transportation CMAQ funding is distributed to Ohio’s 17 Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) and four large cities outside MPO areas, will be managed. The Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program, provides funding to transportation projects […]

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 […]