Duration: 2021-2023
Location / Client: Duisburg, Germany / MCE GmbH
Scope: Conceptual and Detailed Design of assembly procedure and cantilevered skid girders
Short Description:
  • Design of large scale cantilevered skid girders as well as skidding and lifting equipment
  • L/B/G = 58m / 25m / 400 Tons per embankment side
  • Design of installation, disassembly, and relocation procedure with SPMTs
  • Design of sequence for cantilevered installation of a regular bridge section

pictures: copyright by MCE GmbH


Duration: 2020-2022
Location / Client: Vienna, Austria / Mayer Ingenieurleistungen ZT Gmbh, Schimetta Consult ZT GmbH
Scope: Structural assessment, conceptual and detailed design for the rehabilitation of Franzensbrücke
Short Description:
  • Structural assessment of historic steel structure according to ÖN B4008-2, Stage 1 and 2. Definition of strengthening measures
  • Detailed Design of strengthening and detailed analysis of strengthened structure for loads according to Eurocodes
  • Conceptual scaffolding design for steel- and corrosion protection works
  • Consultancy for steel- and corrosion protection works, time schedules, tendering
  • Analysis and design of construction stages including support services during execution


Duration: 2022
Location / Client: Kapfenberg, Austria / Zeman & Co GmbH
Scope: Conceptual and Detailed Design for the disassembly of a historic roof structure, made from riveted iron trusses
Short Description:
  • Conceptual design for dismantlement of large scale parts (L/W/G = 24m/ 9m/ 22 ton)
  • In situ assessment of structure by inspection
  • Detailed, nonlinear analysis of lifting stages according to ÖN B 4008-1 and design of auxiliary structures


Duration: 2022
Location / Client: Vienna – Upper Austria (Linz/ Wels/ Ried) / ASFINAG
Scope: Inspection of gantry signs
Short Description:
  • Inspection of gantry signs according to RVS 13.03.51
  • Pilot project: Digital structural inspection and assessment with HybridForms
  • Approx. 500 gantry & cantilever masts, partly with inspection walkways


Duration: 2020-2022
Location / Client: Marchegg, Austria-Slovakia / GLS Bau und Montage GmbH
Scope: Value engineering, detailed design incl. installation stages, workshop design
Short Description:
  • Newly built integral suspension bridge with orthotropic bridge deck
  • Curved approach bridge as composite structure, main span as suspension bridge with orthotropic discs and reinforced concrete side spans
  • Lenght / Width / Tonnage = 263m / 4,4m / 130 tons


Duration: 2020-2021
Location / Client: Duisburg, Germany / MCE GmbH
Scope: Conceptual and detailed design of a launching nose including landing procedure on launching piers
Short Description:
  • Launching nose incl. fixation to the bridge structure
  • L/W/G = 25m / 10m / 54 ton
  • Design of installation and disassembly of launching nose
  • Design of a landing procedure and deflection compensation on piers during launching

pictures: copyright by MCE GmbH


Duration: 2021
Location / Client: Vienna, Austria / PCD ZT GmbH
Scope: Preliminary structural analysis for mixed use (road and tram), technical assessment report
Short Description:
  • Three-span truss bridge with orthotropic steel deck and short, tied downside spans
  • Feasibility study for the tram line
  • Assessment and preliminary structural analysis according to Austrian Standard B4008-2 for two aligning variants of tram lines


Duration: 04/2021 – 06/2021
Location / Client: Vienna, Austria / Mayr ZT GmbH für Bauingenieurwesen
Scope: Comprehensive load bearing capacity studies on historic steel trusses
Short Description:
  • Riveted lattice truss made of historic mild steel
  • Visual inspection of the structure or condition evaluation, sampling for destructive material testing
  • Assessment of the structural capacity of the history truss incl. riveting as basis for the planned attic extension

Feeder Road Bridges for Ghana:

Date: 2019-2020
Location / Client: Ghana / Janson Bridging Belgium NV
Scope: Installation Supervision, Final Inspections, Reporting
short description:
  • Newly built, modular mulit-span roadbridges (1 lane / 2 lanes)
  • 5 locations with 2-5 spans each
  • Cantilevered assembly with derrick

Ship evacuation bridges:

Date: 2019
Location / Client: Vienna, Austria / GLS Bau und Montage G.M.B.H.
Scope: Technical coordination, conceptional and detailed design of kinematics and footbridge structures
short description:
  • Newly built, evacuation bridges for oil tankers in the danube- port in Vienna
  • Support of evacuation bridges on floating pontoons

Footramp and Staircase:

Date: 2019
Location / Client: Vienna, Austria / ARGE U4 Pilgramgasse
Scope: Consultancy, Conceptual and Detailed Design
short description:
  • Newly built roofed footramp with orthotropic deck as temporary access to subway station (L/W = 50m/2,8m)
  • Newly built roofed staircase incl. access bridges as temporary access to subway station
  • Crane installation

Hermitage Footbridge:

Date: 2018
Location / Client: Carinthia, Austria / tragwerkstatt ZT GmbH
Scope: Quality Assurance and factory inspection of the steel structure
Short Description:
  • Newly built, architecturally designed footbridge with orthotropic deck
  • L/W = 28m / 4m
  • Crane assembly

pictures: copyright by tragwerkstatt ZT GmbH

Kochchikade Bridge:

Date: 2017-2018
Location / Client: Sri Lanka / MCE GmbH
Scope: Assembly and Installation Design, Assembly Geometry, Method Statement
Short Description:
  • Newly built modular, skewed 3-span roadbridge with 3 maintrusses
  • L/W/G= 105m / 19m / 400 ton
  • Preassembly, longitudinal launching on rollers, lowering onto bearing height

pictures: copyright by MCE GmbH


Rehabilitation of the Adomi Bridge:

Date: 2013-2016
Location / Employer: Accra, Ghana / MCE GmbH, Branch Ghana
Job description: Local Project Manager/ Branch manager
Short Description:
  • Rehabilitation and partly renewal of an historical arch structure including the complete replacement of the hanger cables and the bridge deck with an orthotropic deck, sandblasting and application of a new corrosion protection on the existing arch, miscellaneous additional works
  • Length/ width / tonnage= 245m / 11.5m / 850 ton (new parts)
  • Preassembly on production line/ Installation with longitudinal launching and lowering/ lifting and lowering of access platforms for works in arch.
  • See paper: “Rehabilitation of the Adomi Bridge in Ghana

5 turnkey bridges in Sri Lanka:

Date: 2007-2008
Location / Employer: Colombo, Sri Lanka / MCE GmbH
Job description: Member of technical project management including assembly/installation design and site supervision
Short Description:
  • Newly built modular 2 lane composite road bridges with latticed steel trusses and concrete deck
  • Length/ width / tonnage= 35m-125m/ 10m/ 750ton (total)
  • Assembly with cranes/ longitudinal launching / longitudinal launching with barge supported cantilever

DLB-DUB Port- Bridge:

Date: 2007-2008
Location / Employer: Vienna, Austria / MCE GmbH
Job description: Technical project manager including fabrication and assembly/installation design and engineering and site management
Short Description:
  • Newly built, architecturally designed single lane steel railway bridge with orthotropic deck
  • Length/ width / tonnage= 166m/ 9m/ 2000ton
  • preassembly with large size cranes, lifting, incremental longitudinal launching and final lowering of the entire bridge

Salzach- bridge Taxham:

Date: 2006-2008
Location / Employer: Salzburg, Austria / MCE GmbH
Job description: Member of technical project management including fabrication and assembly/installation design and engineering and site management
Short Description:
  • Newly built architecturally designed 3 lane composite railway bridge with tapered main trusses
  • Length/ width / tonnage= 3x158m/ 11m/ 1700ton
  • assembly with large size cranes, launching and lowering of central sections, transversal launching of the finished structure

Rehabilitation of the Danube Bridge in Krems:

Date: 2006
Location / Employer: Krems, Austria / MCE GmbH
Job description: Project manager, including assembly/installation design and engineering, site supervision and management
Short Description:
  • single lane railway bridge. Lift out and storage of damaged structures after an accidental collision with a ship
  • Length/ width / tonnage=2x82m/ 5m/ 380+460ton
  • Lift- out with floating cranes, transversal launching, flood safe temporary storage
  • see paper: “Schiffsanprall Donaubrücke Krems – Aushub, Ausschwimmen und Lagerung der Tragwerke VI und VII aus stahlbautechnischer Sicht”

AS EMPLOYEE OF TU VIENNA/ Institute of structural engineering, Department for steel structures

Contribution to expert’s report concerning defects at the stadium Letzigrund in Zürich:

Date: 2010
Location / Employer: Vienna, Austria / Technical University of Vienna- Institute of Structural Engineering, Department for Steel Structures
Job description: co-author / section “Finite- Elements Analysis”
Short Description:
  • Main author and expert: Univ.Prof. Dr. Josef Fink
  • Examination and verification of the causes of cracks in structural steel parts
  • Creation and analysis of non- linear finite element models, parameter variation studies
  • Evaluation of remaining load bearing capacity
  • Evaluation of residual stresses due to subsequent repair welds