May 16, 2016
Kansas City-based Lutjen, Inc., an engineering firm, has been acquired by Olsson Associates. Lutjen was founded in 1984, and specializes in site and civil engineering, land planning, land surveying, landscape architecture, traffic and transportation. The company has 52 employees, and no staffing changes are expected. Its offices are located in North Kansas City, Missouri.
Olsson has 27 offices in the Midwest and Southwest, and employs about 200 people in the four Kansas City area offices. The company was founded in 1956 by John E. Olsson and employs more than 950 people. Services include comprehensive design and consulting services in water/wastewater, water resources, land transportation, technology, municipal, geotechnical, and mechanical and electrical.
The acquisition is expected to take place mid-June of this year, and Lutjen will become Olsson Associates in 2017.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.