Structural Engineering

From the design period to the construction phases, we provide designs and service for new structures, expansions and renovations of older infrastructure. You can rest assured that form will meet function in any project that we are a part of.

Services Offered


  • Bridges and Piers

  • Bridge Inspection and Load Rating

  • Roadway Structure Design (Retaining wall, Culvert)

  • Municipal Infrastructure Design

  • Forensic Engineering

  • Residential Evaluation

  • Dam Structure Evaluation and Design

  • Parking Garage Evaluation and Repair Design

  • Aircraft Shelter Evaluation and Repair Design

  • Buildings

  • Building Renovations

  • Specialty and Historic Structures

  • Seismic Retrofitting 


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7 Clusters Court, Columbia, SC 29210

Tel:  803.772.8420 (Main Campus)

1728 Main Street Columbia, SC 29201

Tel:  803.765.1766 

    Suggs and Kelly Law Center

    Columbia, SC Client: Suggs and Kelly Law Firm Performed construction management, prepared structural and civil construction plans and permit applications for a 66,000 square-foot, four-story, composite steel frame office building.