Kelsey E. Sheridan

Senior Associate


Since joining the Washington, D.C. office in 2013, Kelsey Sheridan has gained extensive experience working on structural evaluations, collapse investigations, load testing, and repair/remediation of new and existing buildings and bridges. Ms. Sheridan has worked on a broad range of projects, including post-tensioned, precast, and conventionally reinforced concrete structures; wood-framed, light gauge metal structures; structural steel structures; pre-engineered buildings and building components; and concrete and brick masonry wall systems. Her work has included the development of drawings and specifications as well as on-site construction observations during repair implementation.




Failure/Damage Investigations

  • Wood Truss Failure Investigation - College Park, MD: Investigation and structural analysis of existing metal plate connectors and wood truss members
  • Precast Parking Garages - Various Locations, VA: Investigation of concrete cracking
  • File Storage Warehouse - Landover, MD: Structural analysis and investigation of progressive collapse
  • Flower Branch Apartments - Silver Spring, MD: Investigation of wood-framed apartment building after partial collapse
  • St. Charles at Olde Court - Milford Mill, MD: Evaluation of roof trusses after deflection due to snow load
  • Glass Breakage - Washington, D.C.: Investigation of glass breakage during construction of curtain wall


Repair and Rehabilitation

  • Washington National Cathedral - Washington, D.C.: Post-earthquake facade assessment, development of repair documents, and on-site quality assurance of repairs
  • 7799 Leesburg Pike - Fairfax, VA: Evaluation and design of supplemental steel anchors for precast panel facade elements
  • Saint Elizabeths Hospital - Washington, D.C.: Assessment and design of repairs to exterior envelope (roofs, masonry, windows, blast resistant upgrades) as part of an adaptive reuse of the campus


Facade Assessment

  • Hotel Monaco - Washington, D.C.: Engineering services and observations of marble facade repairs
  • Draper Elementary School - Washington, D.C.: Condition assessment of composite concrete masonry unit and brick masonry facade


Concrete Structures

  • Airport Roadway Tunnels - Buffalo, NY: Condition assessment and materials testing of tunnels located beneath airport runway
  • 11320 Random Hills Garage - Fairfax, VA: Condition assessment and development of repair documents for below-grade concrete garage repairs
  • Vantage at Merrifield - Fairfax, VA: Condition assessment and development of repair documents for post-tensioned concrete balconies
  • Silver Spring Transit Center - MD: Field investigation related to the performance of a post-tensioned concrete structure
  • LNG Reservoir Assessment - Cameron, LA: Condition assessment of concrete tanks and support structure



  • Steel Rail Bridges - Washington, D.C.: Visual inspection and magnetic particle testing of welds and ultrasonic testing of welds
  • Nottoway Reservoir Bridge - Nottoway County, VA: Condition assessment, instrumentation, materials testing, and service life modeling of concrete substructure and steel superstructure


Structural Analysis

  • Georgetown University - Washington, D.C.: Investigation and structural capacity evaluation of below-grade concrete roof slabs for construction loads
  • Edison Place - Washington, D.C.: Feasibility study and structural analysis of existing post-tensioned concrete roof for installation of solar panels
  • Planet Fitness - Alexandria, VA: Condition assessment and structural analysis of steel joists
  • University of the Potomac - Falls Church, VA: Investigation and structural capacity evaluation of concrete floor slabs
Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Steel Construction
American Society of Civil Engineers
Architectural Engineering Institute, student outreach chair


California OES Safety Assessment Program Certified
Professional Engineer in MD and VA


Lehigh University
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, 2012
Master of Engineering, Structural Engineering, 2013