Donley’s is currently working with Turner Construction and Smoot Construction on the Columbus Hilton Downtown Expansion. Designed by Cooper Carry, the $220 million project consists of a 30-story post-tensioned concrete frame tower and a 7-story structural steel frame podium. The project structural engineer is WSP USA. Rising to a height of 357’ above its lowest level, it will be the 12th tallest building in Columbus and the tallest building constructed in Columbus in 30 years. Upon completion, it will become the largest hotel in Ohio with 1,000 rooms shared between the existing Columbus Hilton.

Downtown and the new tower. Donley’s scope of work includes basement walls, core & shear walls, columns, slab on grade, tower post-tensioned slabs, and podium slab on metal deck. Unique components of the Columbus Hilton project include:

  • 10’ deep transfer girders on Level 05
  • Rooftop restaurant and bar with outdoor terraces providing unobstructed views of the downtown skyline
  • Interior connections to the existing Columbus Convention Center and Columbus Hilton Downtown