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TDI Engineering, LLC has provided structural engineering services for a wide range of local and national clients. From small additions to grand-scale construction, we offer superior service for every design we produce. Our diverse experience has included the following types of projects:

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Office Buildings
Retail Centers
Industrial Facilities
Storage Facilities
Assisted Living
Educational Facilities
Government / Military
Specialty Service Centers

Specialty Service Centers

TDI Engineering, LLC has extensive experience with Automotive Service Centers, and has produced engineering plans for Christian Brothers Automotive, Just Brakes, RSC Rental Service Centers, among others. Our design experience in this field allows us to produce high quality plans, utilizing the appropriate structural materials, on time and within budget.

Christian Brothers Automotive Service Center
Missouri City, Texas

The Christian Brothers Automotive Service Center in Missouri City sits on a high bank that backs up to a drainage canal that is subject to flooding. The top of the building foundation was placed approximately 14 ft. above the graded bank at the rear. Due to site constraints, the retaining wall at the rear of the site needed to be designed integrally with the foundation. TDI Engineering, LLC designed a 12 ft. retaining wall supported by belled piers, as the rear wall of the building. Over the retaining wall, the foundation was poured, and the 14ft. CMU wall was constructed directly above that. Our relationship and continual communication with Christian Brothers Automotive and the Contractor allowed this project to be constructed within the constraints, and produced a successful product for the client.

Project Data: 5,000sf 9-bay Auto Center, With Office and Reception Area
Construction Type: Load-Bearing CMU with Pre-Fabricated Roof Trusses, on Conventional Reinforced Slab-on-Grade.
Owner: Christian Brothers Automotive Corporation

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