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Stewardship in Action: Girl Scouts STEM Expo

Larson Design Group was on hand at the Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania’s STEM expo on Saturday, February 17th at the ...

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German-Based Global Discount Supermarket Chain Selects LDG for U.S. Expansion Aims

Lidl, the German-based global discount supermarket chain, has selected Larson Design Group to provide architectural design and ...

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Greenfield Bridge

When construction of the Beechwood Boulevard (Greenfield) Bridge was fully completed in January 2018, it was evident that the ...

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Employee Spotlight: Brad Sick

Brad Sick is a Design Engineer in our Corning Water/Wastewater department. His experience in W/WW engineering has benefited some ...

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PA Small Water and Sewer Grants

Greg Cummings, LDG’s director of water/wastewater engineering, has 18 years of experience helping municipal clients find ...

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Introducing Philip Bourizk – Ohio Restaurant/Retail Design Expert

Philip Bourizk leads the Columbus office of Larson Design Group. ...

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Larson Design Group’s Innovative Trillium CNG Fueling Station Wins Beaver County Project of the Year

In a second recent innovation award for LDG, the PSPE has selected the firm’s design of the Beaver County Transit Authority ...

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LDG Donates Survey Services for Pennsylvania’s First All-Inclusive, Barrier-Free Playground

LDG of Selinsgrove will partner with the Andy Russell Charitable Foundation of Lewisburg to donate surveying services. ...

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Forged In Steel: Advice from Mark Miner

“Protect your name and surround yourself with good people” was the advice that Mark Miner, director of corporate ...

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LDG Completes Inspection of Allegheny County’s Longest Bridge

In November 2017, Larson Design Group inspected the longest structure in Allegheny County, PA – the 7,293-ft.-long McKees Rocks ...

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LDG Wins Innovative Project of the Year Award

The Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania will bestow its prestigious “Innovative Project of the Year Award” to LDG ...

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Larson Design Group in the News: ASHE Scanner

Larson Design Group's Bridge Inspection team is on front cover of the ASHE Scanner Winter ...

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Larson Design Group Named Watkins Glen Village Engineer

The Village of Watkins Glen, N.Y. has selected Larson Design Group to be its retained engineer for ...

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Larson Design Group Promotes Gunsallus to Director of Bridge Design

David Gunsallus II, PE has been promoted to company-wide director of bridge design for Larson Design Group, a nationally emerging ...

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Tioga County Agency Upgrades Water/Wastewater System to Attract Industrial Development

The Industrial Development Agency of Tioga County, NY enticed global aluminum packaging giant Crown Cork & Seal to select a ...

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Introducing Philip Bourizk – Ohio Restaurant/Retail Design Expert

Philip Bourizk leads the Columbus office of Larson Design ...

Larson Design Group Promotes Wilver to Vice President of Transportation

Stevan Wilver, PE has been promoted to Vice President of Transportation for Larson Design ...

Larson Design Group Promotes Gaugler to Office Leader in Selinsgrove

Duane Gaugler, PE, has been promoted to Office Leader of the Selinsgrove office of Larson Design ...

Cummings Promoted to Larson Design Group Firmwide Water/Wastewater Director

Gregory Cummings, P.E., has been appointed firmwide director of water/wastewater engineering services for Larson Design ...

NRF Recap

National Retail Federation’s Big Show Recap

Robert Gehr, Philip Bourizk, and Wade Stubanas travelled to the Javits Center in New York City for the National Retail ...

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Stewardship in Action: LDG’s Wulff Helps Burgettstown High School STEAM Students

For the second year, Christopher Wulff has given his time to students of the Burgettstown (PA) High School STEAM ...

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A Primer on LDG Drones

While drones have grown in popularity for engineering applications in recent years, so have the restrictions and guidelines ...

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An Opportunity for Advocacy: Human Trafficking

by Dan ...

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LDG Federal Signs Three New England Military Design-Build Contracts with K-Con

LDG Federal, a division of Larson Design Group, has signed contracts with design-build contractor K-Con, Inc. of Charleston, ...

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Williamsport Sun-Gazette ‘Things are changing’ Reprint

'Things are changing' Engineering firm broadens scope of its ...

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NRF 2018 Conference

Larson Design Group is excited to send Robert Gehr and Philip Bourizk to the NRF 2018 Show. ...

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Innovation Takeaways from the 2017 AutoDesk University

On the theme of “The Future of Making Things,” this year’s AutoDesk University focused on cutting edge solutions through ...

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NYC ICSC Show – Deal Making New York – Post-Show Follow-Up Report

Post-Show Follow-Up ...

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LDG’s Rissler to Present at 2018 International Bridge Conference® on Innovative “Bridge Slide”

Quentin D. Rissler, PE, transportation program manager and Lititz office leader, will co-present a paper at next year’s 35th ...

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A Successful Community Stewardship Partnership with the United Way of Beaver County

Led by Brad Davis, LDG’s Beaver office recently used frequent communication and creative incentives to nearly triple its United ...

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Why I Support the Lycoming County United Way

By Justin C. Wenner, CPESC, Project Designer, Energy ...

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LDG Attends NYC ICSC Show – Deal Making New York

As a national leader in innovative retail design architecture and engineering, Larson Design Group is once again excited to ...

Bradley Aurand, PE

Larson Design Group Promotes Brad Aurand, PE, to Director of Site & Infrastructure Engineering

Bradley Aurand, PE, has been named Director of Larson Design Group’s (LDG) Site and Infrastructure Group. ...

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Larson Design Group’s Retail Design Division Investments in Innovation Produce 20:1 ROI in First Year

Larson Design Group’s Retail Design Division is going through rapid growth and expanding its client base nationally. ...

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Agricultural Planning Reimbursement Program Informational Webinar

Agricultural operators and/or landowners within Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay Watershed can receive reimbursement for the ...

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Chili Cookoff Kicks Off 2017-2018 United Way Campaign on LDG-TV

Our Williamsport office held a chili cook-off competition and a 50/50 raffle on November 15th. ...

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LDG’s Office Renovations in Selinsgrove and Williamsport to Focus on Visitor Experience, Team Collaboration and Future Growth

Larson Design Group offices in Selinsgrove and Williamsport, PA are undergoing sweeping ...

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Pittsburgh’s Larson Design Group Forms New Federal Division and Wins First Defense and Agency Contracts

Larson Design Group has formed LDG Federal, a new business division, with the sole mission of providing U.S. federal government ...

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Innovative Sliding Bridge Technology

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission recently demolished and rebuilt a 60-year-old structurally deficient bridge within a 55-hour ...

Beaver Station

Beaver Station Honored with 2nd Statewide Historic Preservation Award

For the second time in less than a year, the Beaver Station Cultural & Event Center in Beaver, PA has received the 2017 ...

Shane Filer

Construction Management and Inspection Veteran Shane Filer Joins Larson Design Group

Shane Filer, a construction management and inspection veteran with three decades of experience with southwestern Pennsylvania ...

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Beaver County’s First CNG Fueling Facility Opens in Rochester

Developer Trillium CNG teamed with design firm Larson Design Group for design/construction for the BCTA ...

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The “2:30 Wheel of Controversy” Innovation in Corning

Every afternoon, a unique type of innovative interaction takes place in the Corning office, a process affectionately known among ...

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How the City of Williamsport Seized a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity to Host a Major League Baseball Game

Visionary planning by the City of Williamsport, PA gave local officials a very rare opportunity to host the inaugural MLB Little ...

Chris Keiser

Larson Design Group’s Keiser Certified as Registered Landscape Architect

Larson Design Group (LDG) project manager Christopher E. Keiser has been certified as a Registered Landscape Architect (RLA) in ...

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LDG Board Chair Nichols Named Among PA Business Central’s 2017 “Women Making a Difference”

Pennsylvania Business Central has named Larson Design Group board chair and chief financial officer Brenda Nichols among its 2017 ...

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Reflections on Leadership

In remarks today to Leadership Lycoming in Williamsport, PA, Keith S. Kuzio, PE, President and CEO of Larson Design Group, shared ...

Terry Krezmer

HR Veteran Terry Krezmer Joins Larson Design Group as Vice President of Human Resources

Veteran corporate executive Terry Krezmer has joined Larson Design Group as Vice President of Human ...

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The Second Annual PIT FlyBy 5K

Damon Rhodes, Wexford and Brad Davis, Beaver, participated in the second annual PIT FlyBy 5K event at the Pittsburgh ...

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LDG Donates Canned Goods & Funds for Puerto Rico Hurricane Victims

Employees of Larson Design Group in Beaver and Wexford are donating items of canned goods in addition to funds to provide badly ...

Grocery Stores

GROCERY STORES AND DINOSAURS

[dahy-nuh-stawr]: A large well-established brand that is unwilling or unable to adapt to changing consumer demands, failed to ...

Penn College

LDG’s Retail Design Group Hosts Penn College of Technology Classes

Larson Design Group’s Retail Group recently hosted classes from Pennsylvania College of Technology for a day of learning about ...

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LDG Chair Nichols Shares Her ‘Words of Wisdom’ and Behavior Models at Bloomsburg University Boot Camp

Larson Design Group’s Brenda Nichols recently shared “Words of Wisdom” remarks at Bloomsburg University’s Career ...

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Larson Design Group’s Donation Supports Variety’s “My Bike” Program to Benefit Disabled Kids

Larson Design Group and its board director, Charles “Skip” Homan recently made a $1,800 donation to support the “My Bike” ...

PennDOT District 5-0

Larson Design Group Team Awarded $1.2 Million Agreement with PennDOT District 5-0

Larson Design Group has been awarded a $1.2 million agreement with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Engineering District ...

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An Interview with an Intrepid Bridge Inspector

We spoke to Bill Sosko for an insider’s perspective on what happens when a bridge is inspected, from the things bridge ...

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Larson Design Group Signs $2 Million Open-End Contract with PennDOT

Larson Design Group has been awarded a five-year, $2 million open-end contract with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation ...

Pittsburgh

Larson Design Group Wins $650,000 City of Pittsburgh Traffic Signal Construction Inspection Contract

The City of Pittsburgh has selected LDG of Pittsburgh to provide construction management and inspection services for traffic ...

Rob Gehr

EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN…

by: Robert Gehr, AIA, NCARB, VP - Retail ...

Advancements in Automation

Advancements in automation

Aerial cameras, 3-D integration, and virtual reality are sharpening design and impressing clients in the A/E/P and environmental ...

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Larson Design Group Announces Employee Promotions

Larson Design Group (LDG) is pleased to announce two promotions within its retail design ...

Philip Bourizk Joins Larson Design Group

Larson Design Group (LDG) is pleased to announce that Philip Bourizk has joined the company as Director of Retail ...

Justin Wenner

Employee Spotlight: Justin Wenner

Justin Wenner, project designer in our Williamsport energy department, graduated from Leadership Lycoming on June 23rd. ...

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Larson Design Group Opens Columbus Office

Larson Design Group (LDG) today announced the opening of its Columbus, Ohio ...

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Employee Spotlight: Jeremy Hummel

Jeremy Hummel, designer in our Selinsgrove site engineering department, graduated from Leadership Susquehanna Valley (LSV) on ...

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Jeremy Whitmoyer Attains Structural Engineering Certification

Larson Design Group (LDG) is pleased to announce that Jeremy Whitmoyer, PE has attained a certification in Structural Engineering ...

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LDG Hires Licensed Interior Designer

Larson Design Group (LDG) is pleased to announce that Dani Eck has joined its Williamsport office as a licensed interior ...

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Larson Design Group Hires Gerald (Jerry) George

Larson Design Group (LDG) is pleased to announce that Gerald (Jerry) George has joined its Williamsport office as a project ...

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LDG Named Top 25 International Retail Design Firm

Larson Design Group (LDG) is pleased to announce that it has been named a Top 25 International Retail Design firm by VMSD ...

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Treating Landfill Leachate: A Case Study

Leachate can be a tough waste to treat, as a client of ours recently found out. Leachate collects in the bottom of the landfill, ...

Craig Bishop, RLA

Craig Bishop Becomes Registered Landscape Architect

Larson Design Group (LDG) is pleased to announce that Craig Bishop has become a Registered Landscape Architect (RLA). ...

Larson Design Group Named Among Best Firms to Work For

Larson Design Group (LDG) has been listed on Zweig White’s 2017 Best Firms to Work For. ...

Rich Rogers Named Office Leader

Larson Design Group (LDG) is pleased to announce that Rich Rogers, PE has been named office leader for its Morgantown ...

Beaver Gets a New Belvedere

In order to make the Belvedere useful at night, Larson Design Group engineers provided lighting ...

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Larson Design Group Appoints Brenda Nichols as Chairperson

During its most recent board meeting, Larson Design Group’s board of directors voted to appoint Brenda Nichols as its new ...

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Matthew Kalcich Volunteers to Judge State Competition

Matthew Kalcich, GIS Analyst in LDG’s Williamsport geospatial department, recently acted as a judge for the 2017 ArcGIS Online ...

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LDG Hires Ronald Schirato as VP of Civil Engineering

Larson Design Group (LDG) has hired Ronald Schirato, PE, LEED AP, as vice president of the company’s civil engineering ...

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LDG Wins PA Turnpike Commission Contract

Larson Design Group (LDG) is pleased to announce that it has won a contract with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. ...

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Stewardship in Action

“I like helping people,” Burkholder said. “That’s what we’re there ...

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Adanma Akujieze Joins LDG as Vice President of Finance

Larson Design Group (LDG) is delighted to announce that Adanma Akujieze has joined its corporate leadership team as VP of ...

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Employee Spotlight: David Balzer

At Larson Design Group, we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. ...

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Nahum Sanchez Joins LDG as Project Manager

LDG is delighted to announce that Nahum Sanchez, EIT has joined as a project manager in the geospatial department. ...

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Innovation at LDG

Innovation doesn’t always have to be complicated or expensive. Sometimes, it’s about applying proven technologies in new ways ...

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Employee Spotlight: Dan Kreger

At Larson Design Group, we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. ...

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Scott Kantner Named Larson Design Group CIO

Larson Design Group is pleased to announce that Scott Kantner has been named its Chief Information ...

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Bill Berger Joins PA One Call Board of Directors

The PA One Call System was formed in 1972 to help protect the underground facilities of members through communication with any ...

Employee Spotlight: Joe Romano

At Larson Design Group, we believe that our employees are our greatest ...

Ken Larson Scholarship Fund Reaches Endowment

The scholarship will benefit students enrolled in a number of college majors related to LDG specialties, such as architecture, ...

Wheelchair Team Building for Veterans

LDG’s energy Division recently held a business planning retreat at the Gateway Lodge in Cook Forest State Park in Cooksburg, ...

Special Olympics Lycoming County

Five members of our brand architecture department represented LDG at the Special Olympics of Lycoming County’s annual bowling ...

ENR awards

Larson Design Group Part of Team Honored with Best Regional Project Award

As a partner of Cambridge Companies, LDG has won the Engineering-News Record (ENR) Best Project Award (Southwest Region). ...

LDG Employees Provide Christmas Presents for Foster Kids

Employees of our Williamsport office recently teamed up with Families United Network to provide Christmas presents to 30 foster ...

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LDG Appoints Justin Smith as Director of Transportation

Justin Smith, PE has been named Director of ...

Thanksgiving at Larson Design Group

Amidst all of the mayhem, it's important to take time to reflect on the true meaning of the ...

LDG Hires David Martin as Chief Operating Officer

Larson Design Group has hired David Martin, PE as its chief operating ...

The Hokenbrough Family and the March of Dimes

Nathan Hokenbrough, design engineer in LDG's Lititz office, and his family recently served as the March of Dimes Ambassador ...

Cleaning Tuberculated Water Mains

LDG's Water/Wastewater Department recently completed a water main rehabilitation project for the Jersey Shore Area Joint ...

Beaver County Business of the Year

LDG Named Beaver County Business of the Year

Larson Design Group’s Beaver, PA office has been named Business of the Year by the Beaver County Chamber of ...

Employee Spotlight: Bob Weaver

This month, two members of the LDG family retired after many years of service. This spotlight is on Bob Weaver, Project Designer ...

Employee Spotlight: Tim Hampton

This month, two members of the LDG family will retire after many years of service. First up is Tim ...

LDG Named Top 100 Geospatial Company

Point of Beginning magazine, a national publication dedicated to the surveying and mapping industry, has listed LDG among its top ...

Is Your Utility Prepared for an Emergency?

What water and wastewater utilities can do to improve their resilience during times of ...

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LDG Ranked Among Top Retail Architecture Firms

Larson Design Group has placed 30th on Building Design+Construction 2016 Giants 300 List of the nations' top retail ...

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LDG Donates to Focus Central PA

LDG is investing $500 in Focus Central Pennsylvania to support regional ...

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Employee Spotlight: Alyssa Rogers

At Larson Design Group, we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. In this feature, we profile some of the staff ...

Larson Design Group Named Among Best Firms to Work For

LDG made the list of Zweig Group's Best Firms to Work ...

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Dealership Design: Q&A

Involving an architect and engineer early in the dealer re-imaging process can prevent headaches later ...

Employee Spotlight: Kara Demmien

At Larson Design Group, we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. In this feature, we profile some of the staff ...

LDG Completes Bridge Rehabilitation in Time for July Fourth Weekend

The bridge, co-owned by Columbia and Northumberland Counties, is heavily used by both staff of Knoebels Amusement Resort ...

Greg Cummings Appointed ACEC NY Director

ACEC New York inducted a new slate of officers and directors at the association’s annual meeting on June ...

Ken Larson Scholarship Fundraising on WBRE

CEO Keith Kuzio was recently interviewed by WBRE about LDG’s fundraising efforts for the Ken Larson Scholarship at Penn ...

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Is there a retail architecture specialist in the house?

What is retail ...

LDG Teams with Penn College

In recent weeks, Larson Design Group employees have presented for Penn College architecture students several times. ...

Intern Spotlight: Alex Marple

Summer brings many new faces to Larson Design Group as we hire interns! This year, we want to shine a spotlight on these young ...

Intern Spotlight: Jessica Tayson

Summer brings many new faces to Larson Design Group as we hire interns! This year, we want to shine a spotlight on these young ...

Larson Design Group Announces Scholarship Drive

Larson Design Group recently announced that is has begun fundraising for the Ken Larson Scholarship at Pennsylvania College of ...

Steve Lowden, Geotechnical Lead

Steve Lowden Joins Larson Design Group as Geotechnical Lead

Steve D. Lowden, PE has been named geotechnical lead for the Larson Design Group’s Energy Division. ...

Bringing Projects to Life with Virtual Reality

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much is the area beyond the camera ...

Larson Design Group Rises to #307 on ENR Top 500 Designs Firms List

Larson Design Group has ranked 307 on Engineering News Record’s (ENR) annual Top 500 Designs Firm ...

Bridging the Generational Gap

Chase Kelch has once again been featured in PWEA's KWQM magazine, this time landing the cover ...

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Larson Design Group Appoints Regional Director of Energy

Richard M. Rogers, PE has been named Regional Director of Energy at Larson Design Group’s Morgantown, WV ...

LDG Wins ACEC/PA Diamond Award for Engineering Excellence

LDG recently received a Diamond Award for Engineering Excellence in Category G, Water Resources, from the ACEC/PA. ...

PennDOT Selects Team for CNG Public-Private Partnership

The Trillium CNG team, which includes LDG, was selected for PennDOT's CNG transit fueling station Public-Private Partnership ...

Jade Blair, Marketing Coordinator with Larson Design Group, presents to students at Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport.

LDG Employee Presents on Social Media at Local College

Jade Blair recently presented a session on LinkedIn for students in Social Media in Business and Society classes at Pennsylvania ...

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Larson Design Group Collects 3,000 Food Items for Pantries

Larson Design Group’s 300 employees recently held a food drive that collected over 3,000 ...

LDG Recognized by Beaver County PSPE

The Beaver County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) recently honored Larson Design Group with ...

Teaching Kids about Tech through Virtual Reality Goggles

On Thursday, February 18th, Larson Design Group employees volunteered for Pennsylvania College of Technology's fifth annual ...

Iron and Manganese Removal

Bradley Sick, Design Engineer in our Corning Water/Wastewater department, gave a presentation about Iron and Manganese removal at ...

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LDG Names New Director of Operations – Facilities & Building Engineering

Larson Design Group is delighted to announce that Dan Manns, PE, has joined the company as Director of Operations - Facilities ...

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Pre-stressed Adjacent Non-Composite Bridges: Keeping Your Bridges Strong & Healthy No. 13

There are many structures currently in service that could be rehabilitated before severe deterioration ...

Professional Engineer Exam Strategy Guide

This study guide was created to help anyone seeking to pass the Professional Engineering Exam in the United States. Please share ...

Advice from a Seasoned Professional

Chase Kelch, PE, Design Engineer III with Williamsport's Water/Wastewater group, recently had an article published in ...

Robert Matejczyk Joins Larson Design Group

Larson Design Group is pleased to announce that Robert A. Matejczyk, PE, MBA, has joined its Morgantown, West Virginia office as ...

Employee Spotlight: Tanya Hall

At Larson Design Group, we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. In this feature, we profile some of the ...

Arc Flash

Arc Flash Risk Assessments: An Overview

Recently, arc flash risk assessments have become more challenging as a result of additional researching and modelling ...

Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate LDG’s Move to Wexford

LDG celebrated their relocation from Cranberry Township to Wexford with a ribbon cutting ...

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Buffalo Valley Rail Trail Wins Award

The Buffalo Valley Rail Trail has received a 2015 Commonwealth Award from 10,000 Friends of ...

LDG Employees Surpass United Way Fundraising Goal

Following a month-long fundraising campaign, Larson Design Group employees exceeded their goal of raising $42,500 for the United ...

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Elk Country Visitor Center, Benezette, PA

I recently had the pleasure of participating in the Winslow Hill Elk Viewing Improvements ...

OTEC 2015

LDG is Exhibiting at OTEC 2015

Tuesday, October 27th and Wednesday, October ...

GRS-IBS bridge design and construction

GRS-IBS bridge design and construction: Keeping Your Bridges Strong & Healthy No. 12

GRS-IBS offers an economical way for municipalities to construct bridge abutments with their own ...

Sign Visibility

Sign Visibility – Keeping Your Bridges Strong & Healthy No. 11

Take a few minutes in the day to drive by signs and make sure that they are visible. ...

Gary Sheets, Director of Geospatial Services

Larson Design Group Hires Director of Geospatial Services

Gary Sheets, GISP, has joined Larson Design Group’s (LDG) Cranberry Township, PA office in the newly created role of Director ...

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Wastewater Regionalization Techniques

What do the Susquehanna River and the Marcellus Shale have in common? Directional drilling. ...

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We’re exhibiting at the WV Brownfields Conference

Larson Design Group is exhibiting at the 10th Annual WV Brownfields Conference on September 15th & 16th in ...

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Larson Design Group Receives Marketing Excellence Award

The Zweig Group recently recognized the Daniel C. Baker 125th Anniversary celebration among the special event marketing award ...

Rapid Bridge Replacement Project

Rapid Bridge Replacement Project Completes Its First Bridge

Read more about the Public-Private Partnership (P3) project to rebuild 558 bridges across Pennsylvania over the next 3 ...

Lycoming County bridge

Larson Design Group Part of Winning Lycoming County Bridge Team

Lycoming County Bridge No. 106 was selected as the recipient of the 2015 Road and Bridge Safety Improvement ...

Tiadaghton Valley water authority aerial photo

Regionalizing water and wastewater facilities: is it the right choice for your community?

Regionalizing takes careful planning, but the payoff can be big. ...

Keith Kuzio

An Interview with Keith Kuzio

This week, Larson Design Group celebrated the hiring of its 300th employee. We sat down with CEO Keith Kuzio to discuss growth, ...

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LDG is Exhibiting at the 2015 PA Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conference

Larson Design Group is exhibiting at the 2015 PA Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conference on June ...

AST Regulations

Unsure of AST Regulations? Larson Design Group Has You Covered Every Step of the Way.

Larson Design Group (LDG) wants to remind owners of aboveground storage tanks about the July 1 registration ...

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Larson Design Group Continues to Observe Construction at the Suncrest Elementary School Site

Larson Design Group’s construction inspector, Tom Colella, has been on the project for the past month, monitoring the site ...

Roadway Drainage

Approach Roadway Drainage – Keeping Your Bridges Strong & Healthy No. 10

How to ensure proper roadway ...

Top 500 Design Firms

Larson Design Group Ranks 324 on ENR Top 500 Design Firms List

LDG has ranked 324 on Engineering News Record’s annual Top 500 Design Firm ...

Daniel C. Baker

Daniel C. Baker Associates Celebrates 125 Years

Daniel C. Baker Associates recently celebrated its 125th year in business with an open house at their Beaver ...

coal mining permitting

Coal Mining Permitting Hurdles

Coal mining is an important part of our energy generation in the U.S.; however, it is an exceedingly regulated ...

Bearing Seats of Bridges

Keeping Debris Off Bearing Seats of Bridges – Keeping Your Bridges Strong & Healthy No. 9

Possible solutions for keeping debris off bearing ...

CNG to Schuylkill

Bringing CNG to Schuylkill County

LDG was proud to be part of the Trillium/Penske team‎ that brought CNG to Schuylkill County on Earth Day. LDG provided full ...

Bridge spring cleaning

Bridge Spring Cleaning – Keeping Your Bridges Strong & Healthy No. 8

Taking a bit of time to remove debris from around all steel surfaces will go a long ...

Architectural Engineering Survey Firm in Pittsburgh PA

Larson Design Group Opens Downtown Pittsburgh Office

Larson Design Group Opens New Office in Downtown ...

Bradley J. Davis, PE, PMP

LDG Hires Bradley J. Davis, PE, PMP, as Director of Regional Operations – Civil Engineering

Bradley J. Davis, PE, PMP, has joined Larson Design Group (LDG) as Director of Regional Operations – Civil ...

hazard clearance markers

Hazard Clearance Markers – Keeping Your Bridges Strong & Healthy No. 7

Keeping hazard clearance markers installed properly is another way to help protect your bridge from vehicle collision damage and ...

Dan Weaver

Engineers Week Interview: Dan Weaver

It's Engineers Week! All week long, we'll be featuring interviews with some of our engineers. Today's interview is ...

Jen Rodgers

Engineers Week Interview: Jen Rodgers

It's Engineers Week! All week long, we'll be featuring interviews with some of our engineers. Today's interview is ...

Maureen Bower

Engineers Week Interview: Maureen Bower

It's Engineers Week! All week long, we'll be featuring interviews with some of our engineers. Today's interview is ...

concrete projects

Protecting Your Concrete Projects from Harsh Winter Weather

While huddling around the fireplace this winter, are you thinking about your next concrete project? I know I am! ...

Bradley Aurand, PE

Bradley Aurand, PE Joins Larson Design Group

Bradley Aurand, PE, has joined our Williamsport headquarters as a Project ...

Matt Kalcich

Employee Spotlight: Matt Kalcich

At Larson Design Group, we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. In this feature, we profile some of the ...

Transportation Engineers

LDG Lititz Hires Two Transportation Engineers

James N. Abrashoff, PE, and Jason E. Hursh, PE have joined Larson Design Group (LDG) as transportation engineers with its Lititz, ...

Vertical Clearance Signs

Vertical Clearance Signs – Keeping Your Bridges Strong & Healthy No. 6

The requirements for vertical clearance signs have changed; here's what you need to know when replacing old or damaged signs ...

Alan Zeigler

Employee Spotlight: Alan Zeigler

At Larson Design Group, we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. In this feature, we profile some of the ...

Vehicle Weights

Vehicle Weights – Keeping Your Bridges Strong & Healthy No. 5

Understanding weight limits: how to know if a truck is overweight that is crossing one of your weight-restricted bridges and what ...

Larson Design Group

Daniel C. Baker Associates/LDG Relocates to Downtown Beaver

Daniel C. Baker Associates, Inc., a Larson Design Group Company, has a new home at 300 South Walnut Lane, Suite 202 in Beaver, ...

Keith Kuzio

A Message from Keith Kuzio

Dear Clients, Colleagues, and Friends, Amid the holiday bustle, I’d like to take a minute to extend my warmest wishes to ...

bridge painting

Bridge Painting – Keeping Your Bridges Strong & Healthy No.4

One way to stop steel beam deterioration and preserve your bridge is to have the beams & structural ...

CVS LEED Platinum

CVS LEED Platinum Unveiling

Congratulations to CVS on the LEED Platinum certification of their West Haven, CT store. Serena Wray, LDG Architect heading up ...

weight limit signs

Understanding the Importance of Weight Limit Signs: Keeping Your Bridges Strong & Healthy No. 3

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Larson Design Group, A/E/S

LDG on winning team for 558 bridge replacement project in PA

Larson Design Group (LDG) is amongst the 11 Pennsylvania-based subcontractors that will be awarded work as part of the agreement. ...

LEED® Platinum

CVS Goes LEED® Platinum

Through collaboration between CVS, the design team, and the contractors, the CVS store in West Haven became the eighth LEED for ...

concrete bridge deck

Concrete Bridge Deck Sealing: Keeping Your Bridges Strong & Healthy No.2

Townships should consider preventative maintenance on all their concrete bridge ...

Vice President of Energy

New Vice President of Energy at Larson Design Group

Christopher Bostaph has joined Larson Design Group (LDG), an engineering, architecture, and surveying firm, as Vice President of ...

coopers rock state forest

Sourcing History: Coopers Rock State Forest Grand Entrance

Coopers Rock State Forest, located just a short drive from LDG’s Morgantown WV branch office, held their 24th annual ...

Bridge Inspection

Why Is Bridge Inspection Necessary? Keeping Your Bridges Strong & Healthy No.1

On December 15, 1967, the Silver Bridge, over the Ohio River, collapsed and bridge safety was thrust into the national spotlight. ...

Pumping Jersey Shore’s Sewage Under Long Island

Increased age, increased operational and maintenance issues, location, and proximity to the West Branch of the ...

transportation revenue

Anticipating Effects of Technology on Transportation Revenue

One of the more interesting sessions at the recent Transportation Research Board (TRB) ...

LDG’s Surveying Department

LDG’s Surveying Department is on the Road to Environmental Stewardship

Larson Design Group’s surveying department has demonstrated its commitment to sustainability with the ...

Architectural, Engineering, and Survey Firm

Employee Spotlight: Kurt Hetrick

This month, a respected member of the LDG family will retire after spending 41 ...

Daniel C. Baker Associates

Larson Design Group Acquires Daniel C. Baker Associates

Larson Design Group, a 250-person engineering, surveying, and brand architecture firm, has acquired Daniel C. Baker ...

Buffalo Valley Rail Trail

Kick-Starting the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail Project with Community Collaboration

The Buffalo Valley Rail Trail – Final Section Feasibility Study was a collaborative planning ...

Strong Towns

Strong Towns “Curbside Chat” Video 10.2.2013

On October 2, 2013, we engaged our community to consider what it means and ...

Architectural, Engineering, and Survey Firm

LDG to Host “Strong Towns” Curbside Chat

Across Pennsylvania and the entire country, involved citizens are debating ways to improve their ...

bridge projects

Three Awards for Three Bridge Projects

Larson Design Group (LDG) is pleased to announce that three bridge projects have been honored by ...

Strong Town

What Makes for A Strong Town?

We see it in the news all the time – cities and towns in decline or distress. Whether it’s Detroit being discussed on Nightly ...

Architectural, Engineering, and Survey Firm

LDG Engineer serves on Pennsylvania One call System Board of Directors

The Pennsylvania One Call System was formed in 1972 to help protect the underground facilities of ...

Dennis Toepperwein

Pipeline Expert Dennis Toepperwein Joins LDG

Larson Design Group (LDG) is delighted to announce that Dennis Toepperwein has joined its Williamsport ...

church center

Church Center Made Accessible Due to Community Stewardship

Three Larson Design Group employees were instrumental in helping a local church center become ...

Picture Rocks

Picture Rocks Dedicates Veterans Memorial

Picture Rocks Borough wanted a way to honor their local citizens of the United States military who ...

using bim technology rendering

Leveraging BIM Technology

BIM is an intelligent 3D model that allows the team to better ...

Railroad Bridge Replacement

Strasburg Railroad Bridge Replacement

LDG was selected by Strasburg Railroad Company (SRC) to provide engineering services for the replacement of ...

worlds end state park bridge

Worlds End State Park Bridge Replacement

The existing bridge structure was replaced with a two-span, multi-steel curved girder. Larson Design Group ...

Project Management at Your Fingertips

Project Management at Your Fingertips

LDG utilizes a user-friendly online Project Management Portal (PMP) which allows our Brand Architecture clients to monitor ...

SR 6015 Section E61 Over Tioga River

SR 6015 Section E61 Over Tioga River

The project involved the design of a new structure carrying new southbound lanes of S.R. 6015 over the ...

Conceptual Site Optimization

Leveraging Technology to Provide Conceptual Site Optimization

At LDG, we are early adopters of software and technologies that assist our clients. We invest in the ...

LEED® for Retail

LEED® for Retail: Growing a Sustainable Brand

With consumers increasingly buying into the green movement and making sustainable ...

Accessibility for all

Accessibility for All

Ever since I received classroom instruction at West Virginia University in the mid-1990s, accessibility has been a key ...

state park bridge replacement

Award-Winning State Park Bridge Replacement Minimizes Environmental Impact

Promised Land State Park is located in the heart of the Delaware State Forest in Pike County, PA. The park ...

Mark Mummert

Environmental Health and Safety Expert Mark Mummert Joins LDG

Larson Design Group (LDG) is pleased to announce Mark Mummert, PhD, PE, CIH, has joined ...

Emily Diehl, landscape architect

Employee Spotlight: Emily Diehl

At Larson Design Group, we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. In this feature, we profile some of the ...

CNG

CNG Fleet & Commercial Fueling Station Design Engineering

Our CNG design experts have established Larson Design Group (LDG) as a national leader in ...

Building Leaders for the Susquehanna Valley Program

Building Leaders for the Susquehanna Valley Program

I recently had the privilege of spending a couple of hours with some local high school students who ...

Bid Plans

Introducing Bid Plans Version 3.0

Larson Design Group has been offering our clients added value through the delivery of the Bid Plan application since ...

steel and concrete modular construction

An Introduction to Steel and Concrete Modular Construction

LDG’s Stefanie English, PE, recently co-presented at the ...

Ed Brown

Employee Spotlight: Ed Brown

At Larson Design Group, we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. In this feature, we profile some of the ...

Greenwashing

Green…or Greenwashing?

When I was a little kid, I was a tree-hugger. Literally. My mother recalls that at age four, I occasionally wrapped my ...

Parking Lot Design

Trends in Parking Lot Design

The rapid pace of change seems to affect everything in the engineering and construction world, even something as ...

damaged covered bridge

Damaged Covered Bridge Reopens for Deer Season

A local bridge damaged by Tropical Storm Lee has been reopened to traffic. The Hillsgrove covered bridge, ...

Larson Design Group Salutes Veterns

Larson Design Group Salutes Veterans

A Larson Design Group employee sent the following email this morning, to remind us all of the importance of ...

Spotlight on Communities: Central Pennsylvania

Spotlight on Communities: Central Pennsylvania

Steven Beattie, RLA, Senior Project Manager at LDG’s Selinsgrove office, recently sat down with the Central PA Chamber of ...

ESOP

The Benefit of ESOP

I recently had the opportunity to present a case study on Larson Design Group’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) ...

Client Satisfaction

Client Satisfaction: The Key to Growth

I recently received an e-mail from a client with an automatic signature that read “Only satisfied customers can give people ...

Frazier Covered Bridge Rehabilitation

PA Engineering Firm Wins Award for Frazier Covered Bridge Rehabilitation

The Frazier Bridge, nestled among the rolling farmlands of Moreland Township in rural Lycoming ...

NGV's

NGVs: The Road Ahead in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania sits atop an abundant supply of natural gas that, according to a study from Penn State University, could ...

Laurel Hill Wind Farm

Take a Virtual Tour of Laurel Hill Wind Farm with LDG

The Laurel Hill Wind Energy Project is a Duke Energy Corporation initiative, located along Laurel Hill Ridge in Jackson ...

Relay for Life

Relay for Life

On May 18th and 19th, Larson Design Group employees participated in Williamsport’s Relay for ...

Architectural, Engineering, and Survey Firm

Larson Design Group Hires Archaeologist

Larson Design Group (LDG) is pleased to announce the hiring of archaeologist Judson M. Kratzer, ...

Smoot measurement

Understanding the Smoot

With 20 years of experience as a professionally licensed land surveyor, I thought I had encountered all of the units of ...

Bridge Design

LDG Wins Association for Bridge Construction and Design Award

On April 16, the Susquehanna Chapter of the Association for Bridge Construction and Design (ABCD) honored Larson Design ...

LDG Engineers

LDG Engineer Assist Bucknell University Engineering Students

Larson Design Group engineer, Steven Beattie recently spent time assisting ...

CNG Fueling Station

LDG Designs CNG Fueling Station

Larson Design Group (LDG) is currently designing a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in conjunction with the City of ...

1st Annual Business Health Award

LDG Presented with 1st Annual Business Health Award by Susquehanna Health

William Phillips and Brenda Nichols represented Larson Design Group on Thursday, February 23, as ...

Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code

Will Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code stay stuck in 2009?

Don’t buy your 2012 International Code Council (ICC) books just yet. It seems that the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction ...

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A “Dandy” Restoration Part 3: Design

Located at the intersection of Route 6 & 187 in Wysox, PA, the building sits at a key juncture that is heavily used ...

A “Dandy” Restoration Part 2

A “Dandy” Restoration Part 2: Background & History

A few months ago Randy Williams, the head of Dandy Mini-marts, came to me and said “I have a really great project for ...

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A “Dandy” Restoration Part 1: Introduction

Recently, we’ve been involved in a unique restoration project in Wysox, PA for Dandy Mini Marts. The project ...

Raising Bid Limits Through Act 84 of 2011

Saving PA Money – Raising Bid Limits Through Act 84 of 2011

With the New Year usually come new laws. Finally, a highly anticipated regulatory revision takes place in 2012, which will likely ...

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from Larson Design Group

LDG wishes everyone a safe and happy ...

Only With Purpose Does Life Become a Journey

Only With Purpose Does Life Become a Journey

I’m authoring today on a return trip from San Francisco. I’m feeling refreshed after taking my daughter on several ...

Alma Mater

Sharing My Path with Future Leaders at My Alma Mater

I had the wonderful opportunity to participate in the inaugural Professional Development Business Conference ...

Architectural, Engineering, and Survey Firm

Local CNG Project Initiates Sponsorship Campaign

On Friday, September 30, River Valley Transit (RVT), in collaboration with the CNG Focus Group, hosted ...

historic truss

Historic Truss finds new service life in Coudersport, PA

On July 12, 2011, a historic truss was set in its new location at 4th Street over the Allegheny River in ...

bridge engineers

What Do Bridge Engineers Do and Why Do We Need Them?

At least once a year, I participate in middle school career fairs to talk about being a bridge ...

brick and mortar stores

Is Online Shopping Killing Brick and Mortar Stores?

I am an architect, working in the retail marketplace…so brick and mortar is my business. I am also a ...

Architectural, Engineering, and Survey Firm

LDG Expands Environmental Services to Serve Energy Clients

In January, Larson Design Group developed a group to specifically handle the growth in energy production ...

Plans for a CNG Station in Williamsport

Wheels are in motion for a public access Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station at River Valley Transit ...

Every Day is a new day

Every Day is a New Day

“Every day is a new day.” I remember hearing my mother tell ...

standing on the shoulders of giants

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Recently, LDG marked a significant milestone that has given me a reason to ...

documenting

Documenting, Documenting, Documenting

As we continue to transition our accounting department into a more integrated ...

More Is Not Always Better

More Is Not Always Better

A memorable poster hung in my 11th grade English class room. It was a cartoon illustrating a group of panic ...

If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.

If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.

A few years ago, I conducted research for my independent study during my senior year at Lafayette ...

Architectural, Engineering, and Survey Firm

Larson Design Group Hosts Education Day on Compressed Natural Gas

On Wednesday, April 6, Larson Design Group hosted an education day at their corporate headquarters ...

engineering recruitment

Engineering Recruitment

I occasionally have the opportunity to visit local high schools to talk to the ...

CNG Fueling Station

CNG Focus Group Education Day

LDG hosted a CNG Focus Group Education Day which consisted of multiple presentations ...

smart goal

Planning and SMART Goal Setting

Larson Design Group founder Ken Larson always said, “Don’t forget the five ...

Excellence in Construction Merit Award

Zartman Construction and Larson Design Group Team Receives Excellence in Construction Merit Award

The team of Zartman Construction and Larson Design Group ...

technical field

Leadership Development in a Technical Field

Let’s think about the stereotypical “engineer” for a moment. What comes to ...

copier hard drive secrets revealed

Copier Hard Drive Secrets Revealed

Imagine that you are an elderly man or woman stopping at the local ...

bridges cost

Why Do Bridges Cost So Much? – Part 1

Transportation funding has been in the news with discussions on the need to repair, maintain, and ...

blogging

Old School Meets the Blogging World – Keeping It Real

When I was approached by our marketing team to become an LDG blogger, I ...

banking on relationships

Banking on Relationships

Larson Design Group is fortunate to have a strong banking relationship with ...

alternative energy

A Primer On Alternative Energy: The Water Fuel Cell

The term “alternative energy” is nothing new in this day and age but some of the ...

Residential Fire Sprinklers

From Disdain to Advocacy: How I Came to Accept Residential Fire Sprinklers

At the end of 2008, I responded to a call for volunteers. The assignment: serve the ...

I-99 business park

I-99 Business Park (BOOM Park):Mansfield, PA

Construction started in March 2008 on the I-99 Business Park, consisting of a commercial and ...

Architectural, Engineering, and Survey Firm

LDG’s Dominion Transmission Office Building Design Receives LEED® Gold Certification

Larson Design Group’s (LDG) building design for ...

Lose Park

Lose Park

Larson Design Group provided survey, site design and analysis, construction administration and ...

Architectural, Engineering, and Survey Firm

Addison Wastewater Treatment Plant: Addison, NY

The Village of Addison retained Larson Design Group (LDG) to assist them with project scoping and funding ...

Stefanie J. English, PE

Stefanie J. English, PE Appointed by Governor Rendell to Serve on the Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council

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