About Us

Our Organization

The Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance (SSSBA) is a group of bridge and buried soil structure industry leaders who have joined together to provide educational information on the design and construction of short span steel bridges in installations up to 140 feet in length.



SSSBA ’s objective is to provide essential information to bridge owners and designers on the use of short span bridges, including:

  • Case Studies
  • Education on superstructure, substructure, and other structural components of steel bridges
  • Standardized designs and details
  • Manufacturer's Options (including prefabricated and modular designs)
  • Durability Solutions (including information on weathering steel, galvanized steel, and painting)
  • Sustainability
  • Technical Research
  • Industry Contacts

For a complete list of Alliance partners click here.

For more information on the advantages of working with steel in short span bridge construction email dsnyder@steel.org.

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