Parking Structures

Seminole Hard Rock Parking Garage Hollywood, Florida

Seminole Hard Rock Parking Garage

TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc., was the Prime Consultant, while providing structural engineering design, construction documents and construction administration services for this 2500-car steel parking garage for the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Broward County. The structure is 1,000,000 square foot, over 70 feet tall, and over 1,100 feet long.

Design Challenges: The parking structure spans over an existing zoo with two (2) 120-foot long by two-story tall steel trusses (see photo). Nearly every pile cap was custom designed to adapt to extensive existing below-grade utilities.

Key Structural Components
Structural system is castellated steel floor beams and hot-rolled steel girders with a composite concrete floor slab over 3" VLI
composite metal deck
Steel Columns and steel braced frames for lateral loads
All structural steel is hot dipped galvanized
Concrete tilt-up wall panels for stairway and elevator cores
Foundations are concrete pile caps on 16" auger-cast concrete piles
Crash wall system is a combination of site-cast concrete spandrel panels and high-strength cable barrier system
Design Team

Client: Jess Burts Enterprises
Steel Supplier and Erector: Steel Fabricators, LLC
Structural Engineers/Prime Consultant: TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc.
New Construction: 1,000,000 GSF
Construction Cost: $30 Million

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