Creating new pathways to safe and prosperous communities

Leveraging our global portfolio of highway mega projects, SMEC is a reliable engineering partner in the delivery of complex road and highway projects. Our engineers are supported by an integrated team of sustainability, safety, and quality assurance experts to identify value add opportunities and oversee compliance across the full breadth of the project lifecycle.

Connecting our clients with locally based teams, we are committed to the delivery of innovative, sustainable and technology enabled solutions. Using sophisticated GIS tools, we adopt a collaborative approach to actively engage with stakeholders to assess all aspects of the design and delivery. Our engineers bring the experience and foresight to inform construction methodologies as early concept phase, to analyse potential cost savings and program efficiencies.

Our expertise

SMEC’s specialist teams manage all aspects of engineering and advisory for roads and highways, including feasibility studies, design, construction management, independent verification, maintenance, and asset management services. We draw on our extensive expertise in bridges, road alignment and pavement design, tunnelling and geotechnical engineering to provide advanced design and advisory solutions to complex road and highway challenges.


By leveraging technology including Digital Engineering, BIM and VR, we partner to develop innovative solutions that improve efficiency, safety and sustainability across complex projects.

Specialist capabilities

Our expertise across roads, bridges and highways includes:

  • Alignment studies
  • Civil and structural engineering, design and documentation
  • Condition assessments
  • Corridor assessment and route location
  • Drainage structures and erosion protection
  • Economic feasibility studies
  • Feasibility assessments
  • Geotechnical engineering and pavement design
  • Hydrology and stormwater management design for transport infrastructure
  • Intersection and interchange design
  • Pavement design and management systems
  • Public transport planning, needs analysis and route selection
  • Road Asset Management
  • Road concept and detailed design
  • Road marking and signage design
  • Road Safety Assessments
  • Rural roads
  • Strategic and network planning
  • Traffic impact analysis and traffic management
  • Traffic signalling and management control systems
  • Value engineering and quality assurance



Talk to one of our global specialists about our Roads & Highways solutions.