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CSD Designs Custom Lifting Rig for the Shedd Aquarium

 Project: Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, Illinois Client: Super Sky Products Enterprises, LLC Project Description: Computerized Structural Design, S.C. designed a custom lifting rig for the Shedd Aquarium as part of the recent upgrades to the structure to accommodate a new skylight.  The custom rig was used to concurrently elevate five 1,000 pound pieces of ornamental lead cresting so that new flashing could be installed.  Crane access to the Aquarium’s site was not possible.  The unique and creative solution allowed workers to install the new flashing efficiently and...
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Project Healing Waters

George Batcha, Principal, has been a company leader in the design and construction of industrial structures for many years with CSD.  However, his first love is fly fishing.  For the past few years, George has been working with Project Healing Waters ( to share his love of fly fishing with local veterans.  George recently shared his experience with...
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Grand Stair Steps Up in Size and Scope

Project: Frontier State Bank, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Client: Arcways Inc., Neenah, WI Project Description: Custom Curved Wood Stair Project Scope: Provide engineering services in the preliminary design phase to aid Arcways in selling a buildable wood stair concept to the owner. Provide final engineering services to design and detail the wood stair. Project Challenges: The customer chose to have the stair to be constructed of wood. The treads and risers are Select Structural Maple...
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CSD Receives 2013 Excellence in Engineering Award – Large Projects from SEA of Wisconsin

Project: Rolling Mill #2, Pittsoboro, IN Facility Client: Steel Dynamics Project Description: The Rolling Mill #2 “White Lightning” project is the addition of a second steel rolling mill facility to Steel Dynamic INC’s (SDI) Engineered Bar Products Division in Pittsboro, Indiana. SDI-Pittsboro produces reinforcing bars for use in concrete construction, and round and square merchant bars for use in the manufacturing of various products. The new addition will increase the mill’s capacity to produce special bar-...
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