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Bridge Design

What is bridge design & analysis software?

Bridge design software helps address complex modeling, design, and analysis of all bridge types on both existing and new structures. With enriched problem-solving at every stage of the project delivery process, from planning, design, and engineering to construction simulation and analysis, Bentley’s bridge design and analysis software has it all.

What is the best bridge design software?

The best bridge design software is tailor-made, interoperable, scalable, and reliable. That is why transportation agencies and civil engineering firms around the world choose Bentley as their trustworthy partner. Whether you work on bridge, road, rail, tunnels, or water; Bentley provides comprehensive 3D modeling, design, and analysis software to efficiently take multi-disciplinary projects from field to finish. 

OpenBridge Modeler

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OpenBridge Modeler

3D parametric modeling software for bridges. Integrate with civil design applications and leverage enhanced visualization.

OpenBridge Designer

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OpenBridge Designer

Create physical and analytical models throughout the lifecycle of steel and concrete bridges, combining capabilities for modeling, analysis, and design.

LARS Bridge

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LARS Bridge

Model and perform load-rating analysis on existing and planned bridges in a streamlined process.


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Create accurate 3D models for structural steel, metal work, and reinforced concrete structures.

Civil WorkSuite

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Civil WorkSuite

The bundle includes Bentley’s industry leading purpose-built transportation solutions, such as OpenRoads Designer, OpenBridge Designer, OpenSite Designer, OpenTunnel Designer, and more. 

"Bentley's applications translate into inevitable efficiency in the design phase, as well as significant savings in time for review and coordination between disciplines."

Daniela Aprea, BIM Manager, Italferr S.p.A.

How to choose Bridge Design & Analysis software

qualities to look for in Bridge Design & Analysis software


Accelerate design time and documentation with automated modeling tools. 


Increase performance with the ability to consume, process, and analyze large data files. 


Work from planning to construction with multi-discipline teams using one dataset. 

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Which Professions Use Bridge Software?

Bridge design software is used by bridge and structural engineers, CAD managers, and other professionals to help multidisciplinary teams better integrate the plan, design, build, and operations phases of a project. 


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Bridge CAD Manager

Reduce design time with parametric modeling, collaborate across disciplines, and lower project costs with early conflict detection. 

Bridge Engineer

Produce 3D models, analyze bridge designs, and automate the delivery of 2D documentation for any bridge project. 

Structural Engineer

Model, analyze, detail, and document steel and concrete civil engineering structures of all types with leading bridge design, modeling, and analysis software. 

Project Manager

Successfully manage multidisciplinary projects from start to finish. Handle changes quickly with parametric models, minimize communication lags across distributed teams, reduce errors working from one model that enables BIM workflows. 

Transportation Planner

Create conceptual designs to identify high-risk items, evaluate options, and generate budgets to minimize costs during the planning stage of your bridge project. 

Resources and Tutorials

Find out more about Bentley’s Bridge Design and Analysis software applications with these resources, educational programs, and tutorials.


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