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  • Al Bustamante to speak at SEAOT - Houston

    Al Bustamante, P.E. discussed ASR and DEF in Concrete Structures at the June 15th SEAOT-Houston meeting. Based on Al’s experience and other independent studies, the apparently severe cracking  from ASR or DEF is often not as detrimental to the structural integrity of column elements as it seems.

  • Omid Gooranorimi Speaking at IPI


    Walker Restoration Consultants’ Omid Gooranorimi, Ph.D., from our Chicago office, made a presentation at the IPI Conference on Sunday, May 21st in New Orleans, LA. Omid discussed “Maintenance and Repair for Different Types of Parking Structures.” His presentation will include an introduction covering general considerations for deterioration and repair; cost analysis and cost comparison for different types of parking structures; and Walker’s repair budgeting recommendations.

  • Dan Moser Receives PTI Fellow Award

    Dan Moser, S.E., P.E., Principal/Director of Restoration in the Elgin office, was named a “PTI Fellow” for outstanding long-term contributions to the Post-Tensioning Institute and the industry at the recent PTI Convention. Dan has been a member of PTI for more than 8 years and is a voting member of PTI CD-80 Repair, Rehabilitation and Strengthening Committee and the CRT-60 Field Personnel Certification Committee for Repair, Rehabilitation and Strengthening. Congratulations Dan!

  • Adam Szenk Joins Walker

    Adam Szenk, R.A. recently joined the New York City Office as Director of Restoration. Adam, formerly of FKC/GEI, is a registered architect with 20 years experience in façade waterproofing and roofing/plaza design with a background in forensic investigations, non-destructive testing, project management and litigation support services.  Welcome Adam!

  • Omid Gooranorimi presents at ACI

    Omid Gooranorimi, Ph.D., Restoration Engineer III in our Chicago office presented at the recent ACI Spring Convention in Detroit. Omid’s presentation “Long-Term Durability of GFRP Internal Reinforcement in Concrete Structures” was part of the “Durability of Concrete Members Incorporated with Conventional and Advance Materials” session.

Our Projects

  • WMATA Asset Management Plan

    The Philadelphia Office, with Greg Neiderer as the Project Manager, recently completed a 28 garage, 39,800 space 10-Year Asset Management Plan along the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) rail lines. The garages ranged from 2 years to 32 years old, 2 to 8 levels and included 9 pedestrian bridges and 19 vehicular bridges.

  • Houston Theater District Parking Structures Project Wins Award

    The Texas Parking & Transportation Association presented Al Bustamante and his team with the Parking Structure – Restoration Award for the Civic Centre and Tranquility Underground Parking Garages project. The project consisted of a condition assessment of the parking garages, which occupy 6 city blocks in the Houston, TX Theater District. Walker also developed a 10-Year Asset Management Plan to help the City of Houston maintain and repair the parking structures, developed repair documents, and performed construction phase services.

  • Metro DC Area Ground Water Abatement

    Our Philadelphia office successfully completed ground water abatement in two subterranean garages in the Metro DC Area. Both garages are beneath apartment buildings, one near the Smithsonian Zoo and the other is near the Pentagon.

  • Galleria Mall Dallas - Parking Structures’ Repairs

    Walker recently completed a condition assessment of six parking structures at the Galleria Mall in Dallas and is in the process of developing repair documents.

  • DePaul University’s Proactive Asset Management Program

    Walker recently completed the annual assessment of DePaul’s 40+ buildings to assist in their proactive maintenance and repair program.