Durability and functionality are the key elements of successful parking structure restoration. Our engineering and architectural professionals identify unique design requirements and recommend material applications to ensure maximum performance life for each parking facility. Our comprehensive drawings and coordination during construction guarantee timely project completion, within the owner’s budget.
“Often neglected, garage structures deteriorate from the constant moisture infiltration and chloride ions causing steel to rust and concrete to crack and spall. With proven experience, our engineers are well prepared for the challenging aspects when restoring parking facilities.”
On Tuesday, April 18th, a parking garage collapsed in lower Manhattan, killing one person and injuring five others. While the cause is still under investigation, structural issues are believed to be to blame for the tragic collapse. Recent changes were put into effect to prevent future negligence and destruction of parking garages across New York State and New York City. Click on the link(s) below is a brief summary of each rule.
Our Principal, Chris Krepcio, PE, is a Qualified Parking Structure Inspector (QPSI), certified by the NYC DOB.
Merritt Engineering addresses all aspects of parking lot, sidewalk and plaza restorations, from installing new waterproofing systems to correcting sidewalk trip hazards. We first assess the conditions of the existing substrate, examining the paver system, concrete slabs, waterproofing membranes and overall drainage systems in place. We then specify the most appropriate solutions to ensure safety, durability, feasibility, functionality and the overall aesthetic appearance.
Merritt Engineering’s sidewalk and plaza projects include: