restoration garage

The City of Iowa City Place Tower


In 2004, DESMAN was retained by the City of Iowa City, to provide engineering and project management services for a six-year Capital Improvement Program (2005 through 2010) for repairs and preventative maintenance of all the City’s parking ramps, including the Capital Street, Dubuque Street, Chauncey Swan, and Tower Place Parking Ramps. DESMAN’s engineering services for the parking facilities have included: condition assessments of structural (visual observation, mechanical soundings, and concrete testing) and architectural materials (visual observation) systems; development of repair/preventative maintenance options for various time frames; and production of condition survey reports with program options and preliminary estimates of probable construction costs; For 2005, DESMAN will produce the construction documents a City approved repair/preventative maintenance program; provide services during the bidding phase, and contract administration and observation of construction work during the construction phase of  2005 repair program. The photo of each parking ramp is shown below.


Iowa City, IA


City of Iowa City

Construction Cost

Capital Street - $284,000

Chauncey Swan - $68,000

Tower Place - $82,000

Dubuque Street - $263,000

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