Walter P Moore Engineers and Consultants
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Walter P Moore, based in Houston, Texas, is a consulting engineering company in the United States. The firm provides services in the structural engineering, structural diagnostics, civil engineering, hydrology & hydraulics, transportation engineering, parking consulting and traffic engineering fields. The firm is known for its work on sports stadiums, retractable roofs and arenas.
Walter P. Moore and Associates, Inc. was established in 1931 by Walter P. Moore Sr.
The firm provided the structural engineering for the Astrodome in the 1960s. Other service lines include retractable roofs, healthcare, government buildings, mixed use/retail, evaluation and forensics, public works, and infrastructure master planning.
Walter P Moore is a privately held corporation with ownership distributed among full-time employees, primarily engineering staff. Walter P Moore is headquartered in Houston, where approximately 150 employees are located. The firm also has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orlando, Panama, San Francisco, Tampa, Tulsa and Washington, D.C. The firm has approximately 400 total employees.
In 2008 Walter P Moore was ranked as the #1 large structural engineering firm to work for nationally by Structural Engineer. The firm has placed in the top three for all six years of its "Best Structural Engineering Firm to Work For" competition. CE News' 2008 "Best Civil Engineering Firm to Work For" competition ranked Walter P Moore #1 in the nation overall and #1 for mid-size firms.
Design awards and notable projects
Walter P Moore has won national design awards for its structural and infrastructure engineering, including those from the American Council of Engineering Companies, American Institute of Steel Construction Engineering, National Council of Structural Engineers Association, American Society of Civil Engineers and American Public Works Association.
A full list of Walter P Moore's award winners can be found here: http://www.walterpmoore.com/ourCompany/ourCompanyAwards.php
Notable engineering projects include:
- Target Field (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
- Cowboys Stadium (Arlington, Texas)
- Amway Center (Orlando, Florida)
- Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis, Indiana)
- University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, Arizona)
- Branson Landing (Branson, Missouri)
- Sprint Center (Kansas City, Missouri)
- American Airlines Center (Dallas, Texas)
- Reliant Stadium (Houston, Texas)
- Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (Boston, Massachusetts)
- The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
- The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino (Las Vegas, Nevada)