Structural Engineering


Speath Engineering performs structural analysis with state-of-the-art STAAD Pro software and verify computer results with hand computation methods.

We provide structural design and analysis for many structures and materials, including:

  • Steel, Concrete, Timber
  • Building Engineering
    • Building Codes
    • Fire Protection
    • Service Loads
    • Structural Systems
    • Lateral-Force Bracing
    • Masonry
    • Wind loadings in hurricane zones
  • Bridge Engineering
    • Steel Bridges
    • Rolled Beam Bridges
    • Plate-Girder Bridges
    • Truss Bridges
    • Concrete Bridge Slabs
    • Concrete Bridges
    • Box-Girder
    • T-Beam
    • Prestressed
    • Concrete Bridge Piers & Abutments
  • Retaining Walls
  • Footings
  • Shallow Foundation Analysis
  • Docks and Marinas

Current Structural Project Examples:

Reliance Bank: 2-story Commercial Bank Structure

The structure is an 8,000 square foot banking and corporate office facility that is located on Metro Parkway in Fort Myers. The building structure is a steel beam design with a precast floor system.


Figure 1: Reliance Bank, Fort Myers, FL Second Floor Framing Plan


Lob Lolly: 2-Story Custom Restaurant Design

The structure has a pile foundation supported on grade beams. The building is water-proofed to an elevation of 3’ along the walls due to its location below the flood elevation. The building structure is a combination of concrete block and light gauge steel framing. The second floor is a steel system with a precast floor system.


Figure 2: Lob Lolly, Matlacha, FL Foundation Plan


Prefabricated steel building footing, slab, and pad foundation design.


Figure 3: Steffenhagen Barn Slab, Punta Gorda, FL Foundation Plan


Single-Family residential structural detailing.


Figure 4: Starline Grand Master Plan, Collier County, FL Foundation Plan


American Properties Retaining Wall Design

The retaining wall is a reinforced concrete design and is part of the foundation of the building.


Figure 5: American Properties, Cape Coral, FL Retaining Wall Design


Structural services combined with site development permitting, construction engineering, and a variety of well-known sub-consultants, can provide you with a complete start-to-finish design solution.

Speath Engineering is interested in broadening our expertise by working with other engineering firms on additional large scale projects not mentioned above such as: Airports, Railways, Tunnels, Dams, Large-scale water & sewer processing plants, and High-rise building structural analysis and design