BBR Construction

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BBR Construction, BBR System, Bureau BBR, BBR Group or BBR VT International is a Swiss construction firm specializing in cable construction projects such as suspension bridges and tramways. They built the first carbon fibre stay cable bridge.[1] The firm was started in 1944 by three engineers, Max Birkenmaier, Antonio Brandestini and Mirko Robin Ros.[2][3] Their stay cable technology has been applied to over 400 major structures around the world.[4]

Among their projects have been:


  1. ^ a b "BBR History". BBR Construction Systems. 
  2. ^ "History - Innovative traditions". BBR, A Global Network of Experts. 
  3. ^ Hewson, Nigel R. (2003). Prestressed Concrete Bridges: Design and Construction. London: Thomas Telford. p. 21. ISBN 978-0-7277-3223-1. 
  4. ^ "BBR VT International". Tectus. Archived from the original on 12 January 2016. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ Troyan, Leonardo Fernández (2003). Bridge Engineering: A Global Perspective. London: Thomas Telford. pp. 616, 638. ISBN 978-0-7277-3215-6. 
  7. ^ Photo "Storchenbrücke Winterthur". 
  8. ^ "Godavari Bridge". Structurae. Retrieved 7 June 2011. 
  9. ^ 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. 
  10. ^ "Bridge over the River Sava in the City of Belgrade Project: The Employer and Project Participants". Archived from the original on 2012-01-06.