Upper Valley Region, New Hampshire / Vermont

Richard J. Driscoll, Consulting Engineer (RJDCE) serves the architecture, engineering and construction community in New Hampshire and Vermont from Lebanon, NH in the heart of the Upper Valley region. RJDCE provides a variety of structural and foundation engineering services to owners, design professionals, contractors and other construction project stakeholders. These services include:

In addition, RJDCE provides specialty engineering and risk management services to solve the challenges that must be overcome to successfully interface new construction to urban sites surrounded by buildings and underground infrastructure. RJDCE calls this integrated suite of service – which is not offered by most structural and geotechnical firms in New Hampshire and Vermont – ‘site-structural engineering’.

Example Projects

Structural Design for Firewall Construction, Windsor Co., Vermont.

Provided structural engineering consultation, analysis and design for addition of fire-rate partition in a manufacturing facility. The structural system comprised a proprietary cold-formed steel stud system with girts attached to existing construction.

Potential Construction Claim, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Performed cursory document review, condition survey and preliminary assessment of a two-story commercial building potentially damaged by utility construction.

Roof Investigation, White River Jct., Vermont.

Performed assessment of the roof structure for a late nineteenth-century apartment house, in response to sagging of roof and thrusting of the wall due to inadequate roof framing.