S. A. Miro provided structural engineering and design management for design / build delivery of a 1,025 car parking structure and transit plaza on RTD’s West Rail Line. Cast in place, post-tensioned concrete is the structural system for the 312,000 sf garage.
Adjustment of the geometry of the structure provided an enlarged pedestrian plaza with art installation and landscaping, in accordance with City of Lakewood criteria for an enlivened public space. They City also contributed funds for a unique platform structure. A one-way traffic flow with diagonal parking in the exterior bays allowed for reduction in the overall floor plate size, without compromising the number of spaces. The garage was delivered as a fast track project.