HighSpans Engineers have provided design for steel and concrete structures for low- and high-level fixed spans, including post-tensioned segmental, steel plate girder, steel box girder, pre-stressed girder and slab bridges. Miscellaneous structure design has included MSE walls, sheet pile walls, signals and sign structures and foundation design. Other structural engineering services include water control and airport structures.

4.1.2- Minor Bridge Design

HighSpans Engineering, Inc., is a Ft. Myers based engineering firm specializing in structural design, and construction engineering inspection. HighSpans is Unlimited State of Florida Prequalification in work groups 4.1.1 & 4.1.2 Miscellaneous Structures and Bridge Design, and 10.1-4 CEI; and is a certified DBE/MBE. We are experienced in Water Control Structures, Large, Medium and Small Bridges, Traffic Structures, Retaining Walls, and MOT Plans. Examples of HighSpans water control structure projects include: Award-wining City of Fort Myers Downtown Basin retaining walls, weir and Pedestrian Bridge for the City of Ft. Myers; East County Water Control District Yellowtail Weir Project replacing two failing water control structures, City of North Port Myakkahatchee Creek Weir and the City of Cape Coral Gator Slough Weir.

4.1.1- Retaining Wall & Misc. Structures

Water Control Structures Approach:
Our Edge: A Specialized Structural Engineering Firm: HighSpans maintains state-wide pre-qualification in workgroups 4.1.1 – Miscellaneous Structures and 4.1.2 – Minor Bridge Design. Our approach to all water control structures design tasks is to ensure we provide a constructible and affordable solution to the client. All designs are performed in accordance with the latest design specifications. Whether it is the Florida Building Code and wind loading per ASCE/SEI, or the AASHTO Design Specifications, or Army Corps Requirements, our staff has the experience and knowhow to apply the code correctly. We have experience modifying or adding to existing water control structures. Our philosophy is to assure the most economical, long lasting and structurally sound designs. At completion, structures should be “maintenance free.” Good design drives the part of the equation controlling whether future inspections discover problems with a structure. HighSpans is qualified and experienced in both design and construction engineering for a wide variety of structure types. Our personnel use the most up-to-date technology to meet project demands with fiscal prudence while delivering the highest quality product