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Presenter: Bradly F. Navarro. P.E. and 2 more

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: St Louis, MO

Holiday Inn Forest Park
5915 Wilson Avenue
St Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-645-0700

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 4:30 pm

Planning for Structured Parking

   How many spaces are needed Shared parking concepts
   Site selection

Functional Design

   Introduction Types of parking structures
   The level of service approach Parking geometrics
   Circulation systems

Building Codes

   Life safety issues Means of egress
   Guards and vehicle barriers

Accessible Parking Design

   Introduction to ADA Parking design under ADA
   Other considerations

Passive Security, Lighting and Other Design Elements

Open Q & A and Case Studies/Examples

Structural Systems

   Cast-in-Place, Post-Tensioned Precast, prestressed
   Structural design overview

Designing for Durability

   Concrete admixtures Expansion joint systems
   Joint sealants Traffic coatings
   Life cycle cost

Maintenance, Restoration, and Repair

   The deterioration curve
   Benefits and challenges for various types of parking structures
   Condition assessments
   Establishing a restoration program
   Repair documents
   Routine repair and maintenance
   Proactive repair and maintenance
   Structural repairs

Design for Adaptive Use

   What is adaptive use Adaptive reuse concepts and basic costs

Open Q & A and Case Studies/Examples

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

     6.5 HSW CEUs/CE Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to engineers in all states and 6.5 HSW CEUs/continuing education hours to architects in all states, except Florida architects. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Missouri.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Provider No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for mandatory continuing education credit.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Bradly F. Navarro. P.E.

Principal and the Director of Operations of Walker Consultants (Chicago)
Mr. Navarro has 18 years of experience in parking planning, design, and consulting, and he oversees the production and quality assurance process for all design projects handled by Walker’s Chicago offices. He has consulted on hundreds of parking-related projects, lending expertise to site selection, engineering, building code analysis, durability design, and facility maintenance and restoration. In addition, he is recognized as a leading parking functionality designer in the industry and serves as engineer-of-record on select Walker projects. Mr. Navarro received his bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign; is a licensed professional engineer in Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa; and was recently awarded the National Parking Association’s 40 Under 40 Award.

Diego F. Romero, P.E.

Restoration Consultant for Walker Consultants (Chicago)

Mr. Romero specializes in concrete durability and structural engineering, more specifically in the investigation, analysis, and repair of distressed structures, including parking structures and building envelopes. He has worked on a wide variety of structures, from evaluating wooden roof trusses of 19th century churches to assessing the condition of 460-foot tall concrete power plant cooling towers. Mr. Romero also leads the development and implementation of the firm’s photogrammetry 3D modeling and unmanned aerial vehicles services for restoration projects and is a member of ACI 364 (Rehabilitation), ACI 440 (Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement), and ACI 564 (Repair of Concrete). He received his doctorate degree in Structural Engineering from the University of Miami, and he is a registered professional engineer in Illinois and Texas.

David W. Ryan, P.E.

Vice President and Managing Principal of Walker Consultants (Chicago)

Mr. Ryan has more than 20 years of experience in the parking industry including new parking structure design, restoration, functional design consulting, studies, master planning and car park management systems. He has worked to develop effective parking solutions for various client types including developers, municipalities, universities, hospitals, casinos and private corporations. Mr. Ryan received his bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and is a registered professional engineer in Illinois, Missouri, and Wisconsin.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.