BridgesWe have designed aesthetically pleasing bridges ranging from small pedestrian bridges to multi-span highway structures that carry several lanes of traffic. Our design team — one of the largest in the Kansas City area - provides on-call and emergency design for several clients, from cities to counties to DOTs.


Our structural engineers have designed:
• County bridges in rural settings
• Bridge replacements on streets in highly urbanized areas
• Highway and interchange bridges
• Pedestrian bridges
• Railroad bridges
• Bridge rehabilitation projects


Our staff is experienced in determining economical bridge sizes and types and we are sensitive to client needs for low-maintenance costs. Our experience includes:
• Structure inventories, appraisals, and load rating
• Concept studies
• Bridge widening
• Bridge repair and strengthening
• Replacement and new structures
• Phasing of construction to accommodate traffic through construction
• Surveying with Global Positioning System (GPS)
• Hydrologic, Hydraulic and scour analysis
• Floodplain studies and FEMA submittals
• U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wetland permitting
• Construction engineering


GBA also does bridge, structure, and sign inspections. These include:
• Fracture critical bridges
• On-system and off-system bridges
• Construction inspection
• Underwater bridge inspection
• Sign and structure inspection



Riverview Bridge Over I-70
Wyandotte County, KS

I-635 & Parallel
Kansas City, KS

Elm Grove Bridge Replacement
Platte County, MO

K-7 & Clear Creek
Shawnee, KS






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