Transport & Infrastructure

The Transport and Infrastructure division renders the full range of services related to strategic planning, economics and financing, traffic engineering, transportation planning, tunnels, bridges and structural engineering, urban and rural transport infrastructure for roads and railways. The company offers integrated solutions to accomplish its clients’ objectives, involving geo-information systems (GIS), Infrastructure/utilities, noise and vibrations, exhaust immission studies.

At Dorsch we subdivide in the six fields of Services and Concepts, Transport Planning, Access Planning, Roads, Railways, Intelligent Transport System (ITS).

Powers of Innovation

The division´s real capital is represented by its staff of approximately 45 permanent employees and long-term freelance consultants including engineers, economists, scientists and specialists in a host of other disciplines. Staff participation in interdisciplinary teams coupled with the company’s wide range of fields and services, as well as extensive experience gained from projects in over 90 countries in four continents, ensure continuous innovation.

Projects

The Transport Infrastructure division handles up to 80 projects each year. These include studies, expert opinions and research work as well as development planning and feasibility studies up to project management, preliminary and detailed planning, construction supervision, commissioning, maintenance and staff training. Fees for projects vary from a few thousand to several million euros.

Clients

The Transport Infrastructure division serves both public and private sector clients. In Germany clients range from municipal authorities to federal ministries and from special-purpose agencies to industrial enterprises. Overseas the company carries out projects financed by multilateral institutions such as ADB, AfDB, EU, EBRD, EIB, the World Bank Group and by bilateral institutions such as KfW and GIZ as well as by local municipalities and private investors. The company´s regular completion of projects, of varying complexity, on schedule and within the given budget underscores its reputation for the provision of the highest professional standards, both in domestic and foreign markets.

Services and individual concepts:

  • Whole transport system concept / traffic development plans
  • Integrated traffic systems 
  • Expert reports
  • Transportation research
  • Standardised ratings
  • Execution of planning procedures
  • Research works
  • Surveys
  • Support
  • Public relations work
  • Support of realisation

Dorsch particulary deals with the following aspects of traffic planning

  • Urban, regional and countrywide traffic surveys and Development plans
  • Overall and integrated transport concept 
  • Modal/intermodal studies for passengers and freight transport
  • Preliminary planning of infrastructure
  • Studies for the local public transport
  • Traffic analysis and prognosis
  • Investmentplanning for the transport sector
  • Institutional structures and staff training
  • Public relations work for the acceptance of traffic planning.

The increasing complexity requieres the commitment of interdisciplinary teamss to create and optimize ecological, technical, economical and socially sustainable solutions. Our employees are experienced in the latest fields of science and technology. 

Specialist fields/ Objects

  • Public transport
  • Passenger transport
  • Freight transport
  • Traffic infrastructure
  • New transport technologies

Transportation Planning

  • Traffic analysis
  • Modelling and forecast
  • Integrated concepts
  • Transportation masterplans
  • Evaluation and financing
  • Implementation strategies

An essential condition for the cultivation of properties is their secured development. The development consists of all structural, judical and planning measures to make the use of a property possible. The following planning services belong to the development:

  • Industrial parks
  • Residential areas
  • Goods distribution center
  • Soil- and ground construction
  • Land clearing
  • Measurement
  • Supply- waste pipeliness
  • Traffic facilities
  • Passenger transport connectivity
  • Landscape- and green area planning
  • Buildings
  • Social infrastructures

Objects

  • Freeways
  • Federal roads
  • County roads
  • Urban roads
  • Bypasses
  • Access roads
  • Limited traffic zones
  • Service- and parking stations
  • Park & Ride-stations
  • Cycle tracks
  • Traffic facilities for pedestrians
  • Bus station
  • Intersections
  • Motorways
  • Trunk roads
  • Urban and feeder roads
  • Service stations and parking areas, Park & Ride
  • Traffic abatement zones
  • Traffic facilities for pedestrians and cyclists
  • Bus stations

Objects

  • Freeways
  • Federal roads
  • County road
  • Urban roads
  • Bypasses
  • Accessroad
  • Limited traffic zones
  • Service- and parking stations
  • Park&Ride-stations
  • Cycle tracks
  • Traffic facilities for pedestrians
  • Bus station
  • Intersections

We offer the following services

  • Studies, surveys
  • Basic evaluation of the projects
  • Preliminary planning
  • Approval planning and supervision
  • Object planning
  • Environment sustainability survey
  • Supporting structure planning
  • Soil-mechanical investigations
  • Traffic surveys
  • Accoustic surveys
  • Cost sharing calculation
  • Rainwater drainage and retention baisin

The creation of a planning object takes place with the use of modern EDV-Systems and software and in every planning field, experienced engineers are available. During the project handling new discoveries in science and current regulations are taken in account.

  • Railway facilities
  • Mass rapid transit and underground railway systems
  • Light rail and tramway systems
  • New transport technologies

Objects

  • High-speed lines
  • Long distance tracks
  • Suburban railway/Metro
  • Regional train
  • Trams
  • Sidings for freight transport
  • Industrial railway
  • Magnetic fast railway
  • Passenger stations
  • Stations
  • Marshalling yards

We offer the following services:

  • Studies, surveys
  • Basic evaluation of the projects
  • Preliminary planning
  • Approval planning and supervision
  • Object planning
  • Environment sustainability survey
  • Supporting structure planning
  • Soil-mechanical investigations
  • Traffic surveys
  • Accoustic surveys
  • Cost sharing calculation
  • Rainwater drainage and retention baisin


Software. In every planning fields, experienced engineers are available. During the project handling new discoveries in science and current regulations are taken in account.

  • Advanced traffic management and control
  • Traffic and travel information
  • Electronic payment systems
  • Public transport management
  • Emergency management
  • Freight management