As usual, a lot and everything at the same time. With roughly 700 projects per year things never get boring: Structures are put into operation, construction projects introduced or design competition entries presented. Take a look behind the scenes.

Messe Dresden

33rd Dresden Bridge Building Symposium

From 13 to 14 March 2024, GRASSL participated once again in the 33rd Dresden Bridge Building Symposium at the Technische Universität Dresden. A big thank you to the organising team for preparing and executing these events to perfection each year!...

Hohenzollern Bridge in Cologne

A new Rhine River crossing

The Cologne cityscape is dominated by the cathedral, with the historic Hohenzollern Bridge in the foreground. The proposal for an arch bridge that GRASSL submitted together with the architecture firm PPL won over the City of Cologne in the...

Hans Grassl Award 2023

Award ceremony at Technische Universität Braunschweig

To win the 11th Hans Grassl Award, in the winter of 2022/2023 the civil engineering master’s students of the Technische Universität Braunschweig specialising in steel construction were given approximately six weeks to design a bridge...

Faster from Karlsruhe to Basel

Progress is being made in the upgrade of the DB railway line

On Monday, 16 October 2023, at 6 a.m., route 4405 was able to be opened again for rail transport after several days of track closure. During the track closure, the entire superstructure of the old bridge had to be demolished, the steel construction of a...

Widening of the A8 motorway

Construction progress at Pforzheim (Enztalquerung)

The widening of the A8 motorway segment at Pforzheim (Enztalquerung) is underway. The Enztalquerung is one of the two remaining motorway segments in Baden-Württemberg still to be widened to six lanes. To remove this traffic...

Sod cutting ceremony

B1 cross-town link in Brandenburg

On 16 October 2023, the first sod was cut for the B1 cross-town link in Brandenburg an der Havel. In their speeches, Dr Ina Bartmann (Chairwoman of the Board of Landesbetrieb Straßenwesen Brandenburg), Guido Beermann (Minister for Infrastructure and State Planning...

International award

Award of merit for the Okavango River Bridge

The Okavango River Bridge in Botswana is one of the projects that have gained an award of merit by the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC). The Okavango River flows into an inland delta...

Superstructure connected in Leverkusen

Construction of the bridge over the Rhine River continues

On 5 September 2023, the last two segments of the northern superstructure of the Leverkusen Bridge over the Rhine River were installed, once more linking the two shores of the river.Together with all participants...

Project Days 2023

30th anniversary plus 2

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 30th anniversary celebration of our Berlin office in 2021 had to be cancelled. All the better to celebrate it during this year’s project days in lovely weather in the beautiful surroundings of Lake Schwielow. On 14 and 15 September...

Cutting of the first sod

Construction of the Rahmede Viaduct

An important milestone for the long-awaited construction of the Rahmede Viaduct has been reached: on Thursday, 5 October 2023, the first sod was cut for the viaduct on the A45.

Dr Volker Wissing (Federal Minister for Digital and Transport), Dr Michael Güntner...

Truss arch bridge is Baukultur

Deutscher Ingenieurpreis Straße und Verkehr award

During the 45th assembly of delegates of the Bundesvereinigung der Straßen- und Verkehrsingenieure (BSVI), the Deutsche Ingenieurpreis Straße und Verkehr award was handed out agai...

B2Run Berlin

Active together

Our Berlin colleagues were active together at the B2Run Berlin 2023. Together with around 15,000 other participants, we ran the interesting route that ended inside the impressive Berlin...