Structural / Site Forensics
Kimley-Horn’s structural forensics team provides engineering services to assist property managers, insurance agencies, contractors, building owners, attorneys, and other clientele with claims and investigations in a diverse range of infrastructure and property failures.
Our engineers are well versed in the challenges associated with performing critical investigations and the analysis involved with the determination of cause and origin. We have conducted condition assessments and investigations of commercial and residential buildings, high-rise condominiums, warehouses, industrial facilities, seawalls, piers, boardwalks, vaults, retaining walls, bridges, and box culverts. Our capabilities also include cost estimation and design services for repairs, modifications, and restoration. We work alongside property managers and owners to address necessary maintenance items for existing structures, and offer construction phase services that lead to the quality implementation of repairs.
Our experience includes:
- Airport Landside Facilities
- Culverts and other Municipal Structures
- Industrial Facilities
- Marina and Dock
- National Distribution Centers
- Pavement Failure
- Retaining Walls
- Stormwater and Utility Structures
- University Campuses
- Water / Wastewater Plant Facilities
Local Expertise Where You Need It
With more than 80 offices across the U.S., our experts are familiar with state, federal, and national design codes and requirements—as well as the local regulations and guidelines that may be pertinent to your case. We have a proven track record nationwide.
With years of experience under our belt, we are quick to identify potential challenges up front and develop appropriate strategies for effective resolution.
Expert Witness Services
Our experts are capable and experienced in providing vast technical data in a way that a jury can understand. We have provided expert witness services in State and Federal courts for both civil and criminal actions.