What can SCJ do for you?

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There’s nothing simple about transforming undeveloped land into a completed project. It takes vision, tenacity, and commitment. Let’s make your vision a reality.

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There are many ways to move people and goods. Our transportation planners and engineers thrive on those unique opportunities. They’re wicked smart and creative to boot!

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Developing the big picture requires expert knowledge of the pieces. In the beginning the solution may not be clear, but with careful assembly of those pieces, the answer reveals itself.

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Landscape Architecture

Great design enhances your experience where you live, work and play. Let us transform your environment with right-sized solutions customized for your site.

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Cable-Propelled Transit

In steep terrain and dense urban settings, the use of cable-propelled transit (think gondolas!) is on the rise. SCJ is leading the way with this efficient, cost-effective solution.


Who We Are

SCJ’s mission is to serve our clients, communities and each other with creativity, knowledge, insight and perspective.

We are a 100% employee-owned company specializing in civil engineering, transportation planning & design, environmental & urban planning, landscape architecture & design, and public outreach.

We work collaboratively with public and private clients throughout the western United States to . . .

Anticipate emerging needs and priorities
Envision projects that enhance communities
Create designs that bring the vision to life


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Lacey-based SCJ Alliance, which got its start 15 years ago as a civil engineering and community planning business, now employs more than 100 people, the business announced. In that time it has worked on 3,346 projects for public and private clients.
Jun 6 | The Olympian
SCJ Alliance, an engineering firm with an office in downtown Centralia, is celebrating 15 years in business. “We’ve gone from eight people working on Costco folding tables as desks, to 123 folks in 10 offices in Washington, Montana and Colorado,” said Jean Carr, SCJ president and CEO. SCJ became a 100% employee-owned company in 2019. […]
May 31 | The Chronicle
Roundabouts. Master plans. Corridors. Parks. Commercial projects. Fish culverts. Since its founding in May 2006, SCJ Alliance has worked on 3,346 varied projects for public and private clients. There’s a lot to reflect on after 15 years in business. “We’ve gone from eight people working on Costco folding tables as desks, to 123 folks in […]
May 28 | View Release
With the help of the Thurston EDC Board of Directors, the Thurston EDC has been able to turn its plans for change and development into realities. Perry Shea of SCJ Alliance is serving as past president on the executive committee for the board, and he is proud of the efforts the organization has made to help our community.
May 15 | ThurstonTalk


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