DH Glabe & Associates
309 Court Avenue, STE 811 Des Moines, IA 50309
DH Glabe & Associates provides construction and structural engineering services throughout the Hawkeye State of Iowa. This includes engineering for commercial, industrial, heavy civil, and Iowa Department of Transportation projects. DH Glabe & Associates services all metro areas throughout the state including Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Sioux City and Iowa City.
In the capital of Des Moines, one engineering marvel is the Iowa Women of Achievement Bridge, which is a converted train trestle bridge that has two pathways for pedestrians and bicyclists. Found in the downtown area, nicknamed the “Hartford of the West”, this bridge celebrates inspirational women of Iowa who have positively impacted the lives of others. This large steel structure is an important part of Iowa’s culture and skyline.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa with Seedorff Masonry: engineering of an EZ Hydro mast climber platform. Work included the engineering of ties to the existing structure, foundation design and structural shoring of existing concrete slabs.
Pella, Iowa with Ames Construction: engineering and design of multiple rigging plans for the placement of 135 foot tall rebar cages for the dam concrete footings. Work included complex analysis of rebar tie connections and staging for crane placement.
Ottumwa, Iowa with Safe Rite Platforms: design and engineering of an 80 foot by 10 foot handing scaffold platform. Included development of maximum reactions and rigging for suspending the scaffolding from the ceiling of the unit.