Construction Related Structure Design

Youngman Locke Engineers have developed an expertise in design of construction related structures.  In the recent past, engineering provided to contractors has included:



Bridge falsework and formwork design

Sisters Interchange,
Bend, Oregon


Temporary work trestle design


Detour bridge design


Trench box design and reinforcing


Permanent safety line rigging on bridge piers


Bridge jacking, shoring, and scaffolding design


Bridge demolition and girder erection sequence and plans


Cofferdams, vaults, manhole, ramming and boring pit excavation shoring design


Design of work space enclosures for bridge painting and concrete restoration




Rouge River Bridge,
Gold Beach, Oregon


Terman Road Overhang, Beaverton, Oregon

Contractor clients include Ross Brothers & Company (falsework, formwork, trestles, demolition, cofferdams, excavation shoring, etc.), Standard Utilities (shoring, trench shields), Copenhagen Utilities and Construction Inc. (trench shields), Great Western Corporation (bridge work platforms & enclosures, Depoe & Yaquina Bay bridges concrete restorations, Astoria-Megler bridge painting), Diamaco Inc. (Burnside bridge shoring & jacking).