Bridging Overview


A leading international provider of high-quality modular steel bridging

Mabey specialises in rapid-build, pre-engineered, modular bridging solutions to develop, improve and repair essential infrastructure in urban and rural areas. We also deliver permanent and temporary bridging solutions for military, transport, oil and gas, and mining applications, as well as for humanitarian emergencies and disaster relief. We have installed more than 500 km of steel bridging all over the world and we are proud of our reputation as a world-class manufacturer of high-quality steelwork.

An original manufacturer of the Bailey Bridge

We are an original manufacturer of the Bailey Bridges found all over the world. We retain knowledge and expertise in their design and manufacture and have drawn on this to develop a range of standard pre-engineered bridging solutions. These solutions are entirely modular, and can be easily assembled in a wide range of configurations, delivering outstanding versatility.

A unique heritage of British engineering and bridge-building expertise

Mabey has developed unparalleled expertise in steel bridge design, test and manufacture. We are proud of our state-of-the-art manufacturing capability, and vast international experience in project management., installation and training. Our award-winning engineering performance is underpinned by a commitment to Health and Safety, Quality, Ethics and the Environment, and driven by the desire to deliver a positive impact on the customers and communities we serve.

A trusted, preferred supplier to over 140 countries worldwide

Mabey is proud to have supplied modular steel bridging solutions to National Governments, NGOs, global energy and mining corporations and major construction companies all over the world. We have an established network of trusted representatives, and we work alongside designers, contractors, local installation partners and government departments to ensure that the solutions we provide meet specific industry standards and fulfil local requirements to best effect.

Please contact us for all steel bridge construction and bridge installation enquiries and we will be happy to help.


  • Comprehensive range of modular bridging solutions available to hire or buy - Speak to our Expert for more information
  • Modular, pre-engineered solutions with standard interchangeable components
  • Solutions available for both permanent and temporary applications
  • Clear spans up to 100m (with no intermediate supports)
  • Multi-span configurations available
  • Single, 2 and 3 lane carriageway formats
  • Full highway load-carrying capability
  • Fully galvanised to prevent corrosion and minimise maintenance
  • Transportable in standard containers
  • Rapid-build
  • Relocatable
  • Full training and site support services
  • Why us?

    Our comprehensive modular bridging product range, vast engineering skills, high-tech manufacture and full-scale testing capability, combined with our experience in rapid bridge installation, construction and project finance makes us unique, and earns us the worldwide reputation of being a reliable bridging supplier and engineering partner.

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