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Presenter: Gregory J. Neiderer, PE and 3 more

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Fairfax, VA

Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax
3950 Fair Ridge Drive
Fairfax, VA 22033
Phone: 703-385-7774

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

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

Building Codes

   Life safety issues
   Guards and vehicle barriers
   Means of egress

Accessible Parking Design

   Introduction to ADA
   Other considerations
   Parking design under ADA

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
   Joint sealants
   Life cycle cost
   Expansion joint systems
   Traffic coatings

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/Example

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours

     6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours (HSW)
     6.5 AIA LU|HSW

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

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

This event has been approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA/ CES information under this course listing.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects.

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors; it has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for continuing education purposes.

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.


Gregory J. Neiderer, PE

Director of Restoration at Walker Consultants Philadelphia Office

Mr. Neiderer was with Walker between 1984 and 1988 and since 1996; he has experience in the new design and restoration of parking structures, buildings and industrial facilities. In his more than 37 years in engineering, including 22 years in restoration services, Mr. Neiderer has amassed a resume that includes extensive experience with due diligence, condition appraisal, design, nondestructive testing, quality control, project management, training and business development. His focus of experience includes post-tensioned and mild reinforced concrete systems, concrete and masonry durability, exposed and protected membrane systems, balconies, plazas facades and roofs. Mr. Neiderer is an active member of the International Concrete Repair Institute; the Sealant, Waterproofing & Restoration Institute; the International Institute of Building Envelope Consultants and the American Institute of Steel Construction. He has published numerous articles on providing restoration services.

James W. Pudleiner, PE

Vice President of Walker Consultants Philadelphia Office

Mr. Pudleiner started with Walker’s Philadelphia office in 2002 as a design engineer and was promoted to vice president in 2016. His structural background includes experience in structural steel, pre-stressed precast concrete, cast-in-place post-tension concrete and shallow and deep foundation design. In addition to the structural expertise gained over 17 years and more than 50 successful structures, Mr. Pudleiner was also the project manager on one of the first garages to be awarded the Parksmart Certification – The Universities at Shady Grove parking structure. In addition to the Shady Grove project, his green garage experience includes parking structures for Canton Crossing, North Bethesda Conference Center, Suburban Hospital, and Park Center. As managing principal of the Philadelphia office, he oversees the production of all projects including new design, restoration, and study services. Mr. Pudleiner plays an integral part in providing project planning, scheduling, and quality assurance to Walker’s clients through his thorough understanding of all aspects related to the design and restoration of multi-level parking facilities. Mr. Pudleiner received a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. He is licensed as a professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, and West Virginia.

William C. Reiter, PE

Executive Vice President at Walker Consultants Philadelphia Office

Located in Walker’s Philadelphia office, Mr. Reiter is an executive vice president, overseeing risk management and quality for Walker Consultants. Over his 32-year career, Mr. Reiter has participated in over 300 parking structure projects, and has amassed extensive experience in functional design, structural engineering, and restoration of parking facilities. He is a graduate of Villanova University with a bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering and a master of science degree in Structural Engineering. Mr. Reiter is a licensed professional engineer in the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Michigan, and New York.

Joseph Wilcher, III, PE

Restoration Consultant at Walker Consultants Washington, DC Office

Mr. Wilcher is a restoration consultant in the Washington, DC, office with over 10 years of experience in the evaluation and forensic restoration of defects, deficiencies and failures of building envelope and structural systems. His experience is in the assessment, investigation, and repair/rehabilitation of building structures and site features; strengthening, modifications, and design of existing and new structures; preparation of shoring designs for emergency structural issues and repair and replacement projects; evaluation and design for remediation of building moisture infiltration conditions; and construction observation as well as contract administration services for projects. Mr. Wilcher is an active member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) as well as other professional organizations. He is a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the District of Columbia, and the States of Delaware and Maryland.

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.