Des Moines Federal Courthouse

The General Services Administration (GSA) in currently undertaking the design and construction of a new U.S. Courthouse of approximately 229,000 GSF, including space for a variety of key program elements and 42 inside parking spaces, in Des Moines, Iowa.

Hinman has summarized specific design basis threat scenarios based on parameters characterizing explosive threat sizes and vehicle impact scenarios.

Hinman is currently participating in the design phase by providing consulting and engineering services to implement physical security and blast hardening into the final construction documents.

Hinman will complete these tasks in alignment with the design process to facilitate delivery of final documents that integrate threat mitigation solutions consistent with the FSL-IV designation.

As part of this process, Hinman has summarized specific design basis threat scenarios based on parameters characterizing explosive threat sizes and vehicle impact scenarios.