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I have found the following book useful.

Parking Structures: Planning, Design, Construction, Maintenance and 
Repair, second edition, 1996.
by Anthony P. Chrest, Mary S. Smith, and Sam Bhuyan
published by Chapman and Hall

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> From:          "PEC - Lake City" <pec(--nospam--at)isgroup.net>
> To:            "StrucTX" <structx(--nospam--at)mLists.net>, "Seaint" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> Subject:       Parking Garage
> Date:          Tue, 28 Sep 1999 11:37:57 -0400
> Reply-to:      seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Organization:  http://www.seaint.org

> We may have the opportunity to design a 3-story concrete parking garage of
> one of our clients.  I have not been involved in the design of one before
> and look forward to the learning opportunity.  Whether we would do the
> complete layout and design or only the structural design has not been
> determined.
> 
> Can anyone recommend a good text that deals with parking garage designs,
> especially the connection details?
> 
> Also, is there a rule of thumb that is generally used for the estimated
> construction cost and the design fee?  The project is located in Florida
> 
> David Finley, P.E.

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Michael Valley                                   E-mail: mtv(--nospam--at)skilling.com
Skilling Ward Magnusson Barkshire Inc.                  Tel:(206)292-1200
1301 Fifth Ave, #3200,  Seattle  WA 98101-2699          Fax:        -1201