Pedelta Structural Engineers

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PEDELTA
Private
Industry Civil Engineering / Bridge Engineering
Founded 1994 by Juan Sobrino
Key people
Juan Sobrino (President)
Javier Jordán (Director-Spain)
Leonardo Rosillo (Director-Colombia)
Number of employees
Approximately 130
Website [1] www.pedelta.com

PEDELTA is an independent multinational consultant firm headquartered in Barcelona, Spain which provides worldwide bridge and structural engineering services. The company is present in Canada, Colombia, Panama, Spain and the USA. The firm is internationally recognized by the introduction of advanced materials on bridges such as Cala Galdana Bridge, the first duplex stainless steel bridge, the GFRP Lleida Pedestrian Bridge, its innovative bridge aesthetics such as the Abetxuko Bridge and other cable supported structures.

History[edit]

The company was founded in Barcelona, (Spain) by Juan Sobrino in 1994 focus on bridge and structural design. The firm expanded to Colombia in 2001, the USA in 2006, Canada in 2012 and Peru in 2013.

Introduction of advanced materials[edit]

PEDELTA is world-wide known for the introduction of GFRP and Stainless Steel as a main structural materials on bridges and building structures.[1]

The firm has developed the first hybrid structures combining Stainless-Steel and GFRP profiles and panels. First application is Zumaia pedestrian bridge(2008)and Vilafant Pedestrian Bridges (2011).

International Awards[edit]

PEDELTA has received various awards including the following:

  • 2012 E. Figg Medal Award for The triplets bridges. International Bridge Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.[2][3]
  • 2012 National Engineering Award. Tunnel of Cune, Colombia.
  • 2005 Footbridge Awards to the GFRP Lleida Pedestrian Bridge, Venize.
  • 2004 Envigado bridge National Engineering Award of the Colombian Society of Engineering.
  • 2003 Juan Sobrino recipient of the IABSE Award.[4]
  • 2001 Juan Sobrino recipient of the Award of the Association of Young Entrepreneurs of Catalonia.

Signature bridge projects[edit]

Road Bridges

High-Speed Rail Bridges

Pedestrian Bridges

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