BBR Construction

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BBR Construction, BBR System, Bureau BBR or BBR Group is a Swiss construction firm specializing in cable construction projects such as suspension bridges and tramways. The firm was started in 1944 by three engineers, Max Birkenmaier, Antonio Brandestini and Mirko Robin Ros.[1][2] Their stay cable technology has been applied to over 400 major structures around the world.

Among their projects have been:


  1. ^ "History - Innovative traditions". BBR, A Global Network of Experts. 
  2. ^ Hewson, Nigel R. (2003). Prestressed Concrete Bridges: Design and Construction. London: Thomas Telford. p. 21. ISBN 978-0-7277-3223-1. 
  3. ^ a b Sengupta, S. (2000). "Case Studies of a few selected Stay Cable Bridges Constructed World over by the BBR Group". In Dayaratnam, P. Cable Stayed, Supported, and Suspension Bridges. Hyderabad, India: Universities Press. pp. 173–191. ISBN 978-81-7371-271-5. 
  4. ^ Troyan, Leonardo Fernández (2003). Bridge Engineering: A Global Perspective. London: Thomas Telford. pp. 616, 638. ISBN 978-0-7277-3215-6. 
  5. ^ Photo "Storchenbrücke Winterthur". 
  6. ^ "BBR History". BBR Construction Systems. 
  7. ^ "Godavari Bridge". Structurae. Retrieved 7 June 2011. 
  8. ^ Sengupta, S. (2003). "Third Godavari Railway Bridge, India". Structures for High-Speed Railway Transportation (IABSE Symposium, Antwerp, Belgium, 2003). Zürich, Switzerland: International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering. pp. 150–151. ISBN 978-3-85748-109-3. 
  9. ^ "Bridge over the River Sava in the City of Belgrade Project: The Employer and Project Participants".