Restoration – Garage

The City of Iowa City Capital Improvement Program


Features: 700 car, six-level, partially underground parking structure.

Description: In 2004, DESMAN was retained by the City of Iowa City, to provide engineering and project management services for a six year Capital Improvement Program (2005 through 2010) for repairs and preventative maintenance of all the City’s parking ramps, including the Capital Street, Dubuque Street, Chauncey Swan and Tower Place Parking Ramps.

DESMAN’s engineering services for the parking facilities has included: condition assessments of structural (visual observation, mechanical soundings and concrete testing) and architectural materials (visual observation) systems; development of repair/preventative maintenance options for various time frames; and production of condition survey reports with program options and preliminary estimates of probable construction costs; For 2005, DESMAN will produce the construction documents a City approved repair/preventative maintenance program; provide services during the bidding phase; and contract administration and observation of construction work during the construction phase of 2005 repair program. Photo of each parking ramp is shown on the left.

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Third Avenue Parking Garage Restoration

DESMAN provided restoration services on this 6 Level structure. The structure consists of cast-in-place conventionally reinforced concrete floor slabs supported by cast-in-place conventionally reinforced concrete beams and columns.

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