Precast concrete’s versatile attributes shine as the go-to construction material for parking structures. As the nation’s motorists change their driving habits and also the vehicles they drive, designers and architects turn to precast concrete as the material to use when planning these structures.

Gone are the days when a parking structure was a utilitarian configuration no one would give a second look. Now, parking structures are seen as gateways through which travelers, visitors, customers, commuters, and employees pass on their way to their destinations. Increased emphasis on aesthetics is at the forefront of this segment. Innovative owners and designers are taking advantage of unlimited design freedom of precast concrete parking structures.

St. Armands Parking Garage

Sarasota, FL

Dickies Arena Parking Garage

Ft. Worth, TX

Parking Structure 5 – California State University Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

University of Mississippi North Parking Structure

Oxford, MS

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