DH Glabe & Associates provides construction and structural engineering services throughout the BBQ Capitol of the world, western Missouri. This includes engineering for commercial, industrial, heavy civil, and Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) projects. DH Glabe & Associates services all metro areas throughout west Missouri including Springfield, St Joseph, Harrisonville and Kansas City.
In the heart of downtown Kansas City, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is a giant modern structure that is bound to catch visitors’ eye. The modern, high-tech architectural styled building contains two separate venues: The Muriel Kauffman Theatre, which holds 1,800 visitors, and the Helzberg Hall, which holds 1,600 visitors. The two venues are home to the Kansas City Symphony, the Lyric Opera, and Ballet performances. Designed by architect Moshe Safdie, construction on the building was completed within five years by 2011 and contains twenty-seven steel cables, 40,000 square feet of glass, and 25,000 cubic yards of concrete.
Structural Engineering – South Liberty Parkway over BNSF Railway and Little Shoal Creek with Emery Sapp & Sons in Liberty, Missouri: structural analysis of concrete bridge girders. Work included torsional analysis of the girders along with bracing details to include with the bridge overhang concrete shoring plan.
Wall Bracing Engineering – WaterSide Residences on Quivira Multi-Family Residential Development with Accu-Crete in Lenexa, Kansas: design and engineering of wall bracing to support the structural wall during backfill operations. Work included
Scaffolding Engineering – Kansas State Capitol Restoration Projects with JE Dunn Construction and Mark I Restoration in Topeka, Kansas: design and engineering of multiple scaffolds for the restoration of the building façade and dome structure that reaches 304 feet high. Work included optimizing scaffold loads for bearing on the historic and fragile roof structure, development of ties to interface with the stone façade, and sill/cribbing design to spread the scaffold leg loads.