Roland Bogdani is a Project Engineer with 7 years of experience in providing engineering assessment of existing structures including pedestrian, highway, and railroad bridges, as well as commercial and historical buildings, and high-rise structures. He is a specialist in providing nondestructive assessment of concrete structures using ultrasonic and impulse radar testing equipment. He is also skilled in producing restoration drawings and specifications for concrete structures, as well as providing quality assurance services for the restoration work.

Roland has provided quality assurance services for concrete construction, structural steel repair work, coating application, and demolitions activities for a two year project which involved rehabilitation of the Detroit-Windsor Ambassador Bridge. He also provided concrete repair consulting, restoration specifications, and document preparation, as well as auditing of the restoration work for the COBO Hall loading dock bridge in Detroit. Roland has provided engineering services for the rehabilitation of multiple parking garage structures throughout southeastern Michigan and has performed high-rise façade assessment from suspended stages and aerial lifts.

Some of Roland’s projects take him to new and interesting places. He is often driven by the prospect of encountering new and unusual structural challenges. Roland traveled to assist in developing and performing a nondestructive conditions assessment of multiple power generating facilities throughout the United States as well as in Mexico, which were found to exhibit distress in their concrete foundation components.

Roland is proud to be a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Michigan and has also obtained a BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering from Wayne State University. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and is associated with Chi Epsilon, an engineering honor society as well as the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

In his leisure time, Roland enjoys outdoor and physical activities that include biking, fishing and soccer.

Projects

Renovation project spans a river…and two countries

Critical to trade and tourism between the United States and Canada, the Ambassador Bridge underwent renovations after 80 years of service. The bridge company developed an asset management plan which included replacement of the main span deck along with new railing, lighting and steel upgrades.

Renovation and conversion of historic office building

Renovation project restored the character of the historic David Whitney Building and converted it into an upscale hotel, apartment and retail complex.