Structural Engineering

PDC has a wide variety of experience in structural design. We have structural and civildesigners, project managers, special inspectors, and forensic investigators. Our experience includes:

  • Designing reinforced concrete
  • Steel frames
  • Wood buildings
  • Dams
  • Slope stabilization
  • Foundation and retaining structures using piles, reinforced concrete, steel, geo‐textile soil reinforcement, soils nails and grouted tie‐back anchors 
  • Development of technical specifications
  • Contract administration
  • Shop drawing reviews
  • Special inspections for piling, concrete, high strength bolting, field welding, anchor installation and testing


PDC (formerly R&M) was the structural design engineer of record for the following:

  • Army National Guard Armory / University of Alaska Southeast Joint Use Facility in Juneau:  2-story steel frame building with gymnasium, climbing wall and & suspended running track
  • SEARHC Juneau Medical Clinic:  2-story steel frame medical clinic
  • O-8 Building in Vintage Business Park in Juneau:  2-story wood frame office building
  • Triplette 3-story wood frame Warehouse and Office Building at 3-Mile in Juneau:
  • Skagway Airport Terminal for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public facilities:  1-story wood frame airport terminal building
  • Alaska Electric Light and Power Office Building in Juneau:  2-story wood frame office building
  • Haines Ferry Terminal Buildings for the Alaska Department of transportation and Public Facilities:  1-story wood frame generator building and 1-story wood frame storage building
  • Skagway Ore Terminal Assessment for reopening in 1994 and reconstruction of the demolished building in 2009
  • State of Alaska Department of Transportation Sitka Trooper Academy Housing and Physical Training Addition: 2- Story Wood Frame Building on Piling
  •  Fireweed Place Senior Housing Project, Juneau