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Assignment Name: Bridge Improvement and Maintenance Project (BIMP-II) Training of RHD Engineers in Bridge Design Software.


Country: Bangladesh

Project Location within Country: Dhaka, Bangladesh.



Professional staff provided:


No. of Staff:6

No. of Man-months: 24

Name of Client: Roads & Highways Department



Start Date (month/year):


June, 1999


Completion Date (month/year):


September, 1999


Approx. Value of services:


Tk. 1.285 million


Name of the associated firm if any:††††††


No. of Man-months of professional staff provided by associated firm:Nil


Senior Staff involved and functions performed:


1.     M.A. Sobhan†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Project Co-ordinator

2.     Md. Shafiqur Rahman†††††††††† ††††††Design Engineer

3.†† Mr. Sabbir Siddique†††††††††††††††††††† Bridge Engineer


Detailed Narrative Description of Project & Services Provided:


RHD have taken up steps to modernize their capabilities in bridge planning, design and maintenance. As a part of this programme RHD have procured Bridge Design Softwares from DPM Consultants. This training programme has been arranged to provide the users a basic knowledge of computers, to prepare the data file, to run the programme and to interpret the output file. Usersí manual and manual design examples are provided to help the users to understand the basics of structural analysis and design of highway bridges.


Development of bridge design softwares, providing training to RHD officials, supply and installation of softwares to RHD and maintenance of softwares.



Firmís Name: Design Planning & Management Consultants Ltd.