Bridge engineering

Our bridge design, repair and maintenance services prioritise the safe, easy transportation of people and goods. Drawing on our deep understanding of bridge lifecycles, we implement cost-effective solutions that reduce traffic and improve connections.

Queensferry Crossing (c) Transport Scotland


Sanjeev Kapoor

Director, Transport, India
T: +91 124 4611 999
Rob Hounsome

Rob Hounsome

Regional Director, Infrastructure & Environment, Middle East
T: +971 2 658 4618
We provide consultancy services for all bridge types, from the smallest culverts over pedestrian, road, and railway bridges to the world's largest bridges. Our customers are typically bridge owners and contractors.

Bridge consultancy

Our consulting services cover the entire bridge lifecycle and include:

  • Planning
  • Feasibility studies
  • Outline proposals
  • Preliminary design
  • Detailed design
  • Tender
  • Construction management
  • Operation and maintenance
  • Repair
  • Strengthening
  • Demolition or replacement

Multidisciplinary engineering

Over the past decades, bridge consultancy has become more multidisciplinary. The strength and the breadth of Ramboll's services reflect this evolution. In addition to the traditional services outlined in bridge consultancy, Ramboll offers a number of other related and integrated bridge consultancy services:

  • Environmental evaluation
  • Geotechnical and geological investigations and foundation of bridges
  • Architectural design
  • Hydraulic analysis
  • Traffic studies
  • Transport economic studies
  • Risk analysis
  • Integration with squares and roads
  • Railway technique
  • Design of hydraulic and mechanical systems for moveable bridges
  • Construction management

Relevant projects

Six Lane Indore-Dewas Section of NH-3

Ramboll provided post bid detailed engineering services for the six lane Indore-Dewas section of National Highway-3 in Madhya Pradesh

Ganga Path

Ganga Path, the 21.5 km four-lane highway from Digha to Didarganj in Patna, Bihar comprises a 7.6 km elevated structure along the bank of Ganges and is being built on large diameter pile up to 75 metre deep foundations

The Mersey Gateway completed. Image courtesy of Merseylink

The Mersey Gateway - six lane toll bridge

Ramboll has played a significant role in the Mersey Gateway project, the central feature of the significant highway improvements between the M56 and Speke Road. It is a new six-lane cable-stayed tolled bridge across the Mersey Estuary between Runcorn and Widnes.

Twin Sails Bridge, Poole, UK.  Dave Morris Photography

Twin Sails Bridge

The competition-winning design for the second road bridge crossing in Poole Harbour is a steel bascule bridge known as ‘Twin Sails’ for its distinctive silhouette when open …

Queensferry Crossing  under construction

Queensferry Crossing

The Queensferry Crossing sits within a beautiful bridge-scape representing three centuries of bridge innovation. It is the UK’s tallest bridge and the world’s longest three-tower, cable-stayed bridge.

Jarrold Bridge, Norwich. Image: Jaap Oepkes

Jarrold Bridge, Norwich

To the north of the River Wensum in Norwich, land is under redevelopment to create 200 houses, 20,500 sq m of office space, an hotel, 1,500 sq m of retail space, restaurants and cafés. The masterplan includes a new pedestrian bridge providing direct access to the city centre from the Barrack Street site. Various constraints and statutory requirements necessitated extensive liaison with Norwich Council and the Broads Authority to deliver a satisfactory design.

Spanning a narrow 30m section of the Wensum, the deck needs to sit 2.9m above the water level to allow river traffic to pass unhindered. Long approach ramps are necessary to retain full accessibility for cycles and wheelchairs. To accommodate this, the bridge is 80m in length and curves to form a ‘J’ shape, aligning with t ...

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