Tuesday 09.03.2021

German Bridge Design Award 2020: Bridge across Highway A3 at Schwaig receives Honorable Mention

The Bridge across Highway A3 at Schwaig near Nuremberg recieved a Honorable Mention from the Jury of the German Bridge Design Award 2020.

The Honorable Mentions were awarded by the VBI and the Federal Chamber of Engineers for the first time this year.
Congratulations to Manuela Theis and her team.



Statement of the Jury for the Nomination:

"With its lightness and efficiency, the bridge near Schwaig is an outstanding example of modern bridge design. Due to its low-maintenance integral construction, the functional and sustainable structure is impressive for its simplicity and elegance.”


Die Autobahn GmbH des Bundes
Niederlassung Nordbayern

gmp Architekten von Gerkan Marg und Partner

Services by LAP
Design concept and basic design


The bridge is the pilot project for the overpasses of the service roads according to the specifications of the Design Handbook „Gestaltungshandbuch BAB A3 – Würzburg bis Erlangen“

Photo: Hajo Dietz