Richard L. Allen, PE

Richard L. (Rick) Allen, P.E., has 32+ years experience providing civil & geotechnical engineering design, materials consulting services, construction quality control services and troubleshooting of earthwork, concrete, asphalt, masonry, structural steel, fireproofing, and other materials for a wide variety of commercial, transportation, education, healthcare, agricultural and industrial facilities.  His major project experience includes: 

  - Amazon Distribution Center - Rossford, OH
  - Home Depot Distribution Center (1.6 million SF warehouse constructed in 14 months)
  - I-280 Veterans' Glass City Skyway Bridge
  - First Solar Complex
  - Levis Commons Town Center
  - US 24 Re-alignment (multiple projects)
  - Multiple university projects for University of Toledo, BGSU, University of Findlay, Tiffin University
  - Multiple health care projects for ProMedica, Mercy and Blanchard Valley      Health Systems
  - BP-Husky, Toledo Refining Co., and Husky Lima Refineries (multiple projects)

Specialized Experience:
 + Drilled shafts (up to 8 ft. dia. w/18-foot bells)
 + Auger cast Piles (w/ compressive, lateral and tensile load tests)
 + H-piles & pipe piles (w/ load tests)
 + Slip-formed Concrete Silos and Mill Structures
 + Geo-piers & Stone Columns
 + Geogrid- reinforced walls and slopes
 + Lime, LKD and cement stabilization & ODOT mix designs
 + Lightweight (110 pcf) and heavyweight (230 pcf) concrete mixes
 + Military airfield pavement designs in OH, KY, IN, NJ, PA
 + Concrete mass concrete analysis and temperature control plans
 + NRMCA Concrete Batch Plant Inspections
 + NRMCA Concrete Technologist Level 4
 + Professional Engineering in OH, MI, IL, PA and KY

Rick enjoys collaborating with clients to help them achieve successful projects, as well as helping clients work through materials-related issues and problems.  He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the American Council of Consulting Engineers of Ohio, and also chairs ACEC-OH's Rising Leader program.  

Rick and his wife enjoy photography (wildlife, macro, scenic and Americana), music (listening, playing and singing), traveling, and caring for their small menagerie of dogs, cats and a bird.  

Richard L. Allen, PE's Recent Insights View All

8/10/2020 | Richard L. Allen, PE

Bowser-Morner's Jenkins honored by Health Physics Society
Phillip H. Jenkins, PhD, Fellow, Health Physics Society Read More

7/20/2016 | Richard L. Allen, PE

Bowser-Morner Recognized by ACIL for its Commitment to Independence in Laboratory Testing
Bowser-Morner licensed by ACIL as a truly independent testing laboratory. Read More

Richard L. Allen, PE's Recent Projects View All

Bowser-Morner Delivers on Home Depot Distribution Center

A new 1.6 million square foot Home Depot warehouse was built on an 157 acre site at a cost of $130 million and is one of the largest distribution facilities built in Ohio. Bowser-Morner worked with Seefried Industrial Properties and the Conlon Company (General Contractor) and provided the following range of services from design through construction... • Environmental Consulting • Soil Study • Wetlands Consulting • Ecological Study • Construction Testing for Distribution Center • Construction Testing for Electrical Substation • Construction Testing for Eastwood Drive and for Storm and Sanitary Read More

Promedica Health and Wellness Center; Sylvania, Ohio

During the design phase of the 85,000 square-foot, three-story medical building in Sylvania, Lucas County Ohio, Bowser-Morner was contracted by ProMedica Health System to perform a geotechnical soil exploration. The property was redeveloped from a retail shopping center to a free standing medical facility. Read More