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Bridge engineering

Ramboll’s multi award winning bridge team is at the forefront of bridge design. Our experience spans small pedestrian bridges through to major crossings, with many of our designs becoming landmark structures. We provide all the design, engineering, environmental, sustainability, and project and cost management skills needed across the entire bridge lifecycle for any bridge type. 

Inspiring bridge solutions

We are renowned for our world class portfolio and our unwavering passion for design and clever engineering. Our enquiring minds and innovative nature drive imaginative design with efficient, safe and sustainable construction.

We take care to evaluate our designs from the contractor’s point of view whilst keeping a firm focus on meeting the client’s objectives with regard to value, performance and programme. As the leading sustainable society consultant, we also ensure our solutions successfully serve and connect societies both now and in the future.

Footbridges, moving bridges and major crossings

Our impressive repertoire of bridge projects over the course of 60 years is a testament to our team's imagination and ambition to deliver inspiring structures that not only deliver functionally but also create a sense of place.

Our portfolio boasts recent projects including the two biggest bridge projects in the UK – the Queensferry Crossing and Mersey Gateway, and the innovative and award winning strengthening works on the Hammersmith Flyover, through to now landmark projects such as the Gateshead Millennium Bridge – the world’s first tilting bridge, Twin Sails Bridge and the Golden Jubilee Bridges.

Our services

We provide integrated multidisciplinary design, engineering and consultancy services through the entire project lifecycle, from concept through to completion and onto repair, strengthening and maintenance.

Working closely with our transport and infrastructure teams our bridge experts are able to provide a fully integrated multidisciplinary approach specific to each project, with services including:

  • Feasibility studies and concept design
  • Geotechnical and geological investigations and foundation designs
  • Design of hydraulic and mechanical systems for moveable bridges
  • Environmental evaluations
  • Project and cost management,
  • Transport studies
  • Construction management
  • Operation and maintenance
  • Demolition or replacement

More information

Ramboll. UK Bridges Brochure
Bridge brochure 2017
Find out more about the award-winning expertise of Ramboll's bridge team. From small footbridges through to major crossings, we provide a full range of design, engineering, environmental, sustainability, and project and cost management services needed across the entire bridge lifecycle.
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Peter Curran. Ramboll
International Bridge Director
T+44 20 7631 5291
Mike Needham. Ramboll
Head of Bridges, International
T+44 23 8081 7500
Steve Thompson. Ramboll
Steve Thompson
Director, Bridges
T+44 23 8081 7500
Matthew Collings. Ramboll
Matthew Collings
Director, Bridges (Strengthening and Refurbishment)
T+44 23 8081 7500