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Structural Design Done Right

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About Us

Structural Design Associates, Inc. (SDA) is a full service consulting structural engineering firm and is a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies, American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota, Council of American Structural Engineers and the American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.

SDA was founded in 1989 with the goal of providing its clients with quality engineering services.  To achieve this, SDA combines its extensive experience in educational, municipal/government, religious, commercial/office/retail, residential complexes, and industrial facilities with frequent client contact during all phases of the project.  SDA has experienced good results with the “team work” approach and feels this approach serves the best interests of the client.  Teamwork and constant communication are essential to the cost effective design and success of any project.

SDA prepares construction documents utilizing Autocad and Revit Structural software.

We are currently licensed in the following states

We will be happy to inquire about registration in other states if your project is in a state not listed.

• Arizona
• California
• Colorado
• Florida
• Illinois
• Indiana
• Iowa
• Kansas
• Minnesota
• Michigan
• Mississippi
• Montana
• Nebraska
• North Dakota
• Ohio
• Oregon
• South Dakota
• Tennessee
• Washington
• Wisconsin

Services Available

  • Engineering Design and Analysis
  • Construction Document Preparation
  • Specification Review and Preparation
  • Construction Observation
  • Construction Administration
  • Special Inspections Related to IBC Requirements
  • Evaluation of Existing Structures
  • Report Preparation

Designing Documents for

• New Buildings
• Building Additions
• Mezzanines
• Code Upgrade
• Structural Repairs
• Building Investigations
• Plant & Building Renovations