Zezelj Bridge Reconstruction Project

The bridge, located on the Corridor X of the Pan-European transport network, was one of three crossings of the River Danube in Novi-Sad.
The railway line is the main line from Novi-Sad to Belgrade and forms part of Corridor X. The road that crosses the bridge was formerly the main highway from Novi-Sad to Belgrade.
The bridge was destroyed in 1999 and since 2000 a temporary bridge has been in place adjacent to the original bridge.


The consultant performed the Detailed design for the new Zezelj Bridge in Novi Sad utilising existing foundations and consisting of two steel arches.
Tender documents have been prepared to enable procurement of the construction of the new bridge. Topographical, Hydraulic, Geotechnical and Structural surveys were to be arranged early in the contract to provide necessary data to determine the adequacy of the existing foundations to carry the new bridge.
The consultant arranged overall project coordination and obtained all necessary approvals and permissions to allow construction phases.

The tasks to be achieved are:

  • The full technical feasibility of the bridge in the chosen location,
  • Advanced Preliminary Design of the bridge approved by the relevant stakeholders

Tender documents to FIDIC Yellow book approved by EC Delegation and the beneficiary to allow the launch of an international tender

Additional Info

  • Client: European Commission, Delegation to Serbia
  • Country: Serbia

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