Winter 2016-2017 Advisory

Friends and Colleagues: In the winter of 2014-2015, there were hundreds of reports in New England of roof collapses or buildings with structural damage from the weight of snow and ice loads on roofs.  Flat, low-pitched, and lower roofs adjacent to high roofs are often at higher risk of buckling under heavy snow and ice accumulations.  ......

Hyatt Place – Old Port featured in The Construction Specifier

The recently completed Hyatt Place in Portland's Old Port district was recently featured in the March 2015 issue of The Construction Specifier.  The article focuses on the design and construction process of the most prominent architectural design feature of the building - the glazed "crinkle" wall.  See our project description for an image ......

Becker Structural Engineers Recognized for Engineering Excellence

Becker Structural Engineers, Inc. was recognized by the Maine Chapter of ACEC with two 2014 Engineering Excellence Awards. Our work on the Casco Bay Ferry Terminal received a Special Recognition Award and the Hyatt Place - Old Port project received a Honor Award.  It's very humbling and gratifying to be recognized by your peers within ......