Recent Work and LTN Background

Recent Projects (within 1 yr)

  • Minnesota Valley Pet Hospital, civil and structural, Mankato MN
  • Rural Renaissance Project 3 Sisters - 4 bldg renovation, structural, Blue Earth MN
  • Benson West Multi-Housing Development, structural, 7  bldg. types, N. Mankato MN
  • Midtown Square renovation, facade engineering, structural, Mankato MN
  • Jackson Northgate Housing Development, 43 homes, 8 apts, civil, Mankato MN
  • New Bohemia Restaurant, structural, remodel of old shopping ctr front, Mankato MN
  • Chaska Hot Spot Development, commercial downtown site, civil, Chaska MN 
  • Watford North Dakota WWTP Lift Station, open caisson structural, Watford ND

Specialties and Recent Interests


  • Deep Foundations
  • Open Caisson Lift Stations
  • Barn Timber Frames
  • Steel Connection Design
  • Steel Rigid Frame Design
  • Brick Facade Restoration
  • Original and Creative Pedestrian Bridge design
  • Piping Systems Structural
  • Polymer Concrete Design
  • Storm Shelters
  • Industrial Safety
  • Bridge Crane Framing

Recent Interests

  • Timber Trusswork
  • Timber Park Buildings
  • Cathedral Ceiling Framing
  • Historic Restoration


Mark J. Lawton P.E. M. ASCE  Owner  

30+ yrs experience

Licensed in: Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, WIsconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota

BSCE Graduate of the University of Minnesota - Minneapolis

Present and Past Affiliations

  • American Institute of Steel Construction  AISC
  • American Society of Civil Engineers  ASCE
  • American Wood Council AWC
  • American Concrete Institute  ACI
  • International Code Council  ICC
  • The Masonry Society  TMS
  • Timber Framers Guild  TFG


LTN supports the continuing progress by the many organizations working to improve the environmental performance of buildings and of the construction process.

Let us make our planet great again.


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Past Project List

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