Envision. LEED. INVEST. Greenroads™.

Four tools to assist in the development of more sustainable roads, buildings, and communities. Sustainability is about more than just being “green.” It’s about striking a balance between meeting environmental, economic, and social needs and finding a way to build…

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Engineering a Safer Trip to School

Oh, September mornings! Sharpened pencils, nervous smiles, sunshine, school buses and crosswalks. With lunches packed and backpacks on, our smallest scholars head back to school this month, and for the students at Bordeaux Elementary in Shelton, Wash., that momentous trip…

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Lewis County Clears Path for Industrial Growth

Changes in the economy and the population of western Washington over the past 20 years have created an opportunity for Lewis County. The wealth of resources the county as to offer, especially to industries that find it hard to operate…

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Have it All: Fishing, Hunting, Wine Tasting and a Spa

Set amidst orchards and vineyards, and nestled atop bluffs overlooking the Columbia River, Spanish Castle Resort is a proposed community designed with outdoor enthusiasts and their families in mind. SCJ Alliance participated in the master planning process for the development of the…

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Put a Lid on It! SCJ Rehabs Historic Sidewalk Tunnels

Adding to the unique charm of Port Townsend’s historic core are century-old tunnel areas under some of the sidewalks. The sidewalk lids were deteriorating and structurally unsound. Recognizing the potential impact of construction to downtown businesses, the city combined needed…

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Improving Infrastructure in the “Wild West”

Photo credit: Winthrop Chamber of Commerce It’s like stepping back in time – to the Wild West – as you drive along Riverside Drive into downtown Winthrop. Buildings with board and batten siding, old-fashioned signs, wooden boardwalks and tin roof…

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