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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?

Bentley offers tried and trusted bridge design and analysis software that is interoperable with our road and rail applications.

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.

"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


Improve efficiency with  automated features, interactive modeling, and integration with other discipline software.


Improve accuracy by including the surrounding infrastructure in your bridge model and check for clashes.


Ensure your projects are safe, compliant, and able to withstand even the most unpredictable conditions.

Resources and Tutorials

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


Learn with courses

There are thousands of videos and courses available to learn all about using Bentley’s bridge design software, including OpenBridge and more.

Academic programs

For Students and Educators

If you are an educator or a student, learn more about accessing the software and see what you need to teach or learn Bentley software best practices.

Software Videos

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Watch videos on what OpenBridge does and how it works to get familiar with how this software can help you deliver your next project.

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