Practice Areas

Civil Engineering

Our work includes site grading, storm water management, best management practices, erosion and sediment control, utility design which includes gravity sanitary sewer designs, wetland mitigation, flood plan modifications, stream impacts, on-site sewage disposal, and earthwork calculations.

Construction Engineering

In today’s construction environment, more and more design responsibility is being shifted to the contractor/fabricator. We provide high quality designs for stairs, handrails, mechanical platforms and their connections to the main structure for owners and fabricators to satisfy the demands of the project. We have experience designing these structures in steel, stainless steel and aluminum.

Structural Engineering

We have provided structural design services for an array of types including single- and multi-family residences, churches, office buildings, hospitals, financial institutions, industrial facilities, educational facilities, theaters, parking garages, special structures, sports stadiums, retail centers, and government/military facilities.

Protective Design

We understand the risks associated with terrorism are paramount for the protective design of facilities. We work closely within the design team, end user, and owner to understand the facility needs, make informed protective design decisions, and implement strategies that increase the safety of the end user.

About the Firm

Since our inception in 1973, LBYD Engineers has sought to offer the highest level of detail service and client satisfaction. Providing services such as Civil and Structural Engineering, Protective Design, and Specialty Engineering, clients can expect comprehensive knowledge and skill on a wide array of project types. We have the resources and knowledge to provide innovative engineering solutions pulling from past experience with project types including small renovations to complex facilities.

LBYD expanded to a physical office location in 2017. Our Auburn staff works closely with Auburn University, Auburn City Schools, City of Auburn, and other local entities to ensure the highest quality work and the best customer service.

Our Team

Brad Harrison, pe, se, leed ap

Brad is a Principal Engineer and the Branch Manager for LBYD’s Auburn office. With over 23 years of engineering experience in structural design, Brad is familiar with concrete framing systems, steel framing systems and foundation systems. This experience includes commercial, educational, university, industrial, mixed-use residential and health care facilities.   

Lee Tharp, pe

Lee is a civil Project Manager  with design, project managements and construction inspection experience in all aspects of site development. He has experience with site layout, roadway design, grading, storm water management, Best Management Practices for erosion control, utility design, earthwork calculations, preparation of budgetary estimates, wetland and stream mitigation, on-site sewage disposal and plan approvals for a variety of different project types.

Adam carroll, pe

Adam is a structural Project Manager with experience in steel design, wood design, and concrete frame systems. His design experience covers new construction and structural rehabilitation.

karen wright, pe

Karen is a structural Project Manager…

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1100 S College St #201, Auburn, AL 36830