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

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Brookfield, WI

Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel
375 South Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005
Phone: 262-364-1100

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

   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

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

     6.5 HSW CE Contact Hours
     6.5 AIA LU|HSW

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education contact hours to architects in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Wisconsin.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. Please visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA information under this course listing.

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire program. 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 the Managing Director of the Central Region for Walker Consultants

Mr. Ryan oversees Walker’s Chicago, Michigan, and Minneapolis offices and is responsible for overall project planning, budgeting, scheduling, quality assurance and the overall delivery process meeting client needs. He has experience in all aspects of Walker services including new design, restoration, parking consulting, studies, master planning and car park management systems. Mr. Ryan has over 20 years of experience in the industry working with clients including developers, municipalities, universities, hospitals, casinos and private corporations.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $269.00

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

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Parking Structure Design, Construction, and Maintenance.

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This 6.5 hour live lecture presentation examines the planning strategies for parking structures, design considerations, building codes, accessibility standards, passive security and lighting, designing for durability, and long-term maintenance, restoration and repair.

Learning Objectives: 

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to ascertain how many parking spaces are required for particular facility needs, and they will be able to assess the suitability of proposed sites for parking structures.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to assess the suitability of different types of parking structures, evaluating parking geometrics and circulation systems.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with building codes for life safety, means of egress, accessibility,guards and vehicle barriers.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to assist in developing plans for parking structure maintenance, restoration, and repair to assure maximum safety and longevity.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with parking structure design.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 06/14/2022

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost, or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.