David Grandpré, P.E., is a structural engineer with C.A. Pretzer Associates in Cranston, R.I. His area of specialty is investigating damaged buildings to determine the scope and cause of damage along with how best to repair the structures. He also is a structural specialist on the Rhode Island Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Team and is co-founder of Rhode Island Architects and Engineers Emergency Response Task Force 7. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, canoeing, and woodworking.
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