KLJ Recognized as One of the Top 25 Best Companies to Work for in the Northern Plains

August 28th, 2015

Prairie Business magazine recognized KLJ as one of the Top 25 large employers in their “50 Best Places to Work” contest. Receiving this award illustrates KLJ’s commitment to recruiting and retaining exceptional employees. Employees nominated KLJ by submitting employee satisfaction surveys, which included questions about work environment, employee benefits and employee happiness. The contest acknowledges the best 25 small businesses and the best 25 large business throughout in the northern Plains is the first contest of its kind in the region. See who else made the list here http://www.prairiebizmag.com/event/article/id/24674/ Learn More


Watford City Bypass Project Named in Top 10 projects for America’s Transportation Awards

August 24th, 2015

KLJ is proud to be part of the Watford City Bypass, a North Dakota Department of Transportation project that was recently named one of the Top 10 projects for America’s Transportation Awards. The NDDOT submitted the project for the competition which honors state transportation projects that deliver value to communities. As a Top 10 finalist, the project is eligible for two awards: Grand Prize and People’s Choice Award. A panel of experts will select the Grand Prize winner and the People’s Choice Award will be decided through online voting by going to: America’s Transportation Awards website. Voting will take place through Friday, September 11 2015. Individuals can vote up to 10 times per day. The project with the most votes will win the People’s Choice Award. KLJ completed the environmental document, public involvement, design and Right-of-Way (ROW) acquisition for this project. The bypass includes two 12-foot driving lanes in each direction divided by a 20-foot flush median. The completed project diverts traffic around Watford City and relieves congestion from the downtown area. Learn More


Public Input Meeting to discuss proposed reconstruction of Old Red Trail in Mandan, ND

August 19th, 2015

A Public Input Meeting will be held to discuss the proposed reconstruction of Old Red Trail from Highland Road to 47th Avenue Northwest Learn More


Dooling named one of Helena’s 20 under 40

August 18th, 2015

Joe Dooling was recently recognized by Helena’s Independent Record as one of the city’s 20 under 40. Learn More


Hudgik Earns Professional Engineering Licenses

August 14th, 2015

Zach Hudgik earned his PE in North Dakota and Oregon. He works in the Oilfield Services Group in the Dickinson office. Hudgik earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a bachelor’s degree in forest engineering from Oregon State University. ​ Learn More


Community Meetings scheduled For Burleigh County Future Land Use Study

July 13th, 2015

Burleigh County, located in North Dakota, has experienced an increase in population over recent years. Therefore, Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and Burleigh County selected KLJ to develop the Burleigh County Future Land Use Study.  The study is underway with the first community meetings scheduled from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Four meetings will be held in July. Monday, July 13 – Bismarck Horizon Middle School 500 Ash Coulee Dr. Tuesday, July 14 – Bismarck Naughton Elementary School 9101 123rd Ave. NE Thursday, July 16 – Menoken Menoken Elementary School 412 Bismarck St. N Thursday, July 23 – Bismarck Apple Creek Elementary School 2000 93rd St. SE According to KLJ’s Project Manager, Carron Day, the community meetings will present a snapshot of Burleigh County today and focus on the issues related to future growth in the study area. The planning team would like to hear from study area residents, property owners, business owners and other interested parties. All meetings will begin at 6:00 pm with an open house format and presentations scheduled for 6:30.  KLJ community planners will engage participants through keypad polling and community discussion. The study area includes portions of 11 townships within Burleigh County (Apple Creek, Burnt Creek, Crofte, Fort Rice, Gibbs, Glenview, Lyman, […] Learn More


Larson earns Professional Engineering License in North Dakota

July 2nd, 2015

Andrew Larson earned his PE in North Dakota. He works in the Aviation Group in the Bismarck office. Larson earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from North Dakota State University.   Learn More


Puhalla earns Professional Engineering License in North Dakota

June 30th, 2015

Joe Puhalla earned his PE in North Dakota. He works in the Telecommunications Group in the Bismarck office. Puhalla earned a bachelor’s degree in electric engineering from North Dakota State University. He has eight years of experience in telecommunications. Learn More