Structural Engineering

Structural Engineering

A foundation for design

Our structural engineers work in a variety of sectors including renewables, power delivery, aviation, industrial, and transportation. Most projects have unique challenges that require creative solutions and innovative design while providing value engineering and risk mitigation for our clients. 

Westwood structural engineer monitoring a pile load test to ensure an optimized foundation design. (98) Westwood structural engineer monitoring a pile load test to ensure an optimized foundation design. (98)
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Our team optimizes structural designs while mitigating risk by using our combined expertise in applicable codes and standards while collaborating with our in-house civil, geotechnical, transportation, electrical, field services, water resource, innovation, and aviation teams. Our design experience with steel, reinforced concrete, timber, masonry, unique building materials, and structural sections ensures we deliver the solutions our clients need. 

Core Expertise
  • Steel Design
  • Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Timber Design
  • Equipment and Building Foundation Design
  • Foundation Analysis and Reinforcement
  • Pile Cap Connection Design
  • Anchorage Design
  • Corrosion Evaluations
  • Retaining and Blast Walls
  • Steel and Aluminum Lattice Tower Analysis
  • Steel and Concrete Pole Analysis
  • Telecommunication Structure Design and Analysis
  • Distribution Underground Manhole Design
  • Structural Retrofitting and Reinforcement Design
  • Substation Steel Structures and Foundations Design
  • Owner’s Engineer
  • Inspection Requirements
  • Building Structural Design – New or Alterations
  • Equipment Supports and Access Platforms
  • Material Handling, including Overhead Cranes
  • Bridge Superstructure, Substructure, and Foundation Design
  • Bridge Widenings
  • Prestressed/Post-tensioned Concrete Design
  • Cut and Cover Structure Design
  • Box Culvert Design
  • Bridge and Culvert Evaluations
  • Bridge and Culvert Rating Determination and Design
  • Fall Protection and Walkability Analysis for Transmission Lattice Towers
Structural Engineering Projects
Edwards-Sanborn Solar + Storage
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Kern County, CA
Client: Terra-Gen & Mortenson
Scope: 950 MWdc of solar and 2,400 MWh of energy storage

Maryland 500 kV Tower
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Baltimore, MD
Client: Investor-Owned Utility
Scope: Emergency repairs to 500 kV tower

Valley Center Energy Storage
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Valley Center, CA
Client: Terra-Gen & Mortenson
Scope: 140 MW and 480 MWh stand-alone battery energy storage project

Hamilton County Solar Project
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Jasper, FL
Client: M.A. Mortenson Company
Scope: 74.9 MW-ac, single-axis tracker

ATW ARFF Facility and Training Prop
ATW ARFF Facility and Training Prop

Appleton, WI
Client: Appleton International Airport
Scope: 7,500-square-foot airport rescue, firefighting training facility, and wet deck 

Silverado Ranch Detention Basin
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Clark County, NV
Client: Clark County Public Works
Scope: Project management and design of a 244 ac-ft regional detention basin
 

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