What we do

Roughan & O'Donovan has designed and supervised the delivery of hundreds of highway bridges and civil engineering structures on Ireland’s major inter-urban network.

We have a dedicated civil structures inspection, assessment, maintenance and rehabilitation team.


  • Mainline overbridges and underbridges
  • River and watercourse crossings
  • Viaducts
  • Railway overbridges and underbridges
  • Interchange bridges
  • Pedestrian and cycle bridges
  • Design of sign and VMS gantries
  • Retaining structures, strengthened embankments, piled rafts
  • Bridge and civil structure asset management
  • Category III checking services
  • Expert advice and peer review

Our holistic approach to design drives added value and reduces maintenance liability.


We are expert in the delivery of highway structure solutions that complement their surroundings, address site constraints and can be constructed, used and maintained safely.


National and international clients include:

  • PPP Consortia
  • Design & Build contractors
  • Consultants
  • Developers 
  • Government agencies
  • Railway authorities
  • City and county councils

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