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Cochran Basin Stormwater Conveyance

  Utility work is far from glamorous. Utility systems are regularly overlooked, possibly due to the contents of the pipes or the fact that it literally is underground and unseen. Though these systems rarely get the recognition they deserve, they are an integral part of the health and safety of our communities. Throughout my professional…

Engineering the Pan American Games

The Pan American Games is a multi-sport competitive event preceding the Summer Olympic Games by 1 year, every 4th year. Each event hosts thousands of the top athletes from the nations of the North and South American continents. Spectators flock to see the various events…

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The EPIC Phase II

DHC had worked with MDM on a 20’ cantilever design through Covid. There was a little back and forth, but we came up with a clean design that worked structurally and was feasible for that particular job. Fast forward a few weeks and we get…

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Tunneling Engineering 101

At DHC, we try our best to be the construction engineers that you can come to for any design on a construction site. So, when a contractor comes to us to design a jack and bore shoring system, we can help you make sure your…

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Bay Bridge Demolition – Pier E2

Dominating the Bay Area landscape since 1933, the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge has stood as a monument to depression-era construction and as an iconic gateway to the port of Oakland for over a quarter of a century. But even icons can need some refurbishment, and…

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Historic Bridgeport Covered Bridge

D.H. Charles Engineering brought home two SAIA awards this year for our work completed on the historic Bridgeport Covered Bridge – the Structural Shoring Project of the Year and the Industrial Collaborative Project of the Year. It was a challenging, yet rewarding project to be…

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Bay Bridge Rebar Cage

Such is the evolving world of construction that each time we pick up the phone at DHC, we expect there’s a chance we’ll be asked to do something we’ve never done before, or to support a construction practice or method that is pushing the boundaries…

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High Roller

America’s fascination with Ferris Wheels was born at the 1893 World’s Fair when George Washington Gale Ferris Jr. unveiled his masterpiece at 264’-tall. Roughly 120 years later and at nearly twice the height of the original, the High Roller Ferris Wheel was completed as the…

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DHC’s Newest Engineers

DHC is thrilled to welcome our new engineers to the team! Meet 3 of DHC’s newest by reading through the Q&As below. Christine Strong (CMS), Chris Poston (CAP), and Cesar Cuevas (CC) introduce themselves and share about their pathway to engineering, their perspective on DHC…

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Big Creek Bridge Restoration

Big Creek Bridge is an open spandrel concrete arch bridge on California’s coast in Monterey County. The bridge was built with funding from the New Deal in the 1930’s, ultimately opening in 1938. Measuring 589 feet long and 24 feet wide, the bridge spans 65…

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