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Robert Kritzler has experience in design, evaluation, repair, and failure investigation of buildings and bridges. His experience encompasses all major structural materials and systems, including steel, reinforced concrete, precast/prestressed concrete, post-tensioned concrete, masonry, and timber.
He provides expertise in structural analysis, on-site condition assessment and documentation, material evaluation, structural load testing, finite element and nonlinear analysis, strengthening design, and repair design drawings and specifications. He has performed structural peer reviews of significant projects, and provided litigation support on structural related issues.
Mr. Kritzler has developed and conducted full-scale load testing programs for bridges and has contributed to several papers on the subject and the evaluation and rating of elevated rail structures.
His project portfolio covers railroad and highway bridges; movable bridges; transit structures; industrial buildings and structures; parking garages; storage tanks and pressure vessels; stadiums; and all types of commercial, institutional, and residential facilities.
Master of Science in Civil Engineering
Illinois Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Licensed Structural Engineer
Licensed Professional Engineer
IN, IA, CA, PA
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA)
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Welding Society (AWS)
Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI)