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Bridgerail Bridge Barriers

Moddex proprietary Bridgerail systems ensure balustrades on bridges can be specified and fitted effortlessly, with compliance guaranteed. Thanks to years of engineering expertise, Moddex pre-engineered designs are able to provide ultimate peace of mind to road and rail authorities, consulting engineers and civil contractors alike.

Five configurations available in the Bridgerail™ family:

  • BR10
  • BR20
  • BR20M
  • BR40
  • BR45
  • BR50
Key Features
  • Pre-fabricated kit-form systems allow for speedy installation
  • No need for site welding — modular assembly
  • Tough and durable — Bridgerail has a 100-year design life
  • Bridgerail is on average 30% faster to install than traditional pre-fabricated systems
  • BIM and CAD files available
  • Colour options
Scope of Use

This product is perfectly suited to public access areas forming part of road, rail or other elevated bridge structures such as:

  • Cycle bridges
  • Road bridges
Limitations on Use
  • Not suitable where road controlling authority requires the barrier to restrain crowds or people under panic conditions.
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Moddex has created this unique Bridgerail system to comply with AS5100.2 Clause 12.5 and the NZTA Bridge Manual Compliant to Clause B6.4.*

B6.4 Pedestrian, cyclist and equestrian barriers shall be designed for the most extreme of the following loads:

  • a) horizontal and vertical service loads of 1.75kN/m applied to the top rail
  • b) a horizontal service load of 1.5kN/m² applied to the gross area of the barrier
  • c) a point load of 0.5kN in any direction at any point

*Excluding where the road controlling authority requires the barrier to restrain crowds or people under panic conditions

The manufacture of Bridgerail proprietary systems is in accordance with Moddex specifications and manufacturing processes, and this may differ to some jurisdictional specifications for steelwork fabrication, bridges and related structures.

Other Performance Attributes
  • Stringent vibration endurance tests have been performed and independent testing has been carried out to confirm the suitability of the Moddex system in maritime conditions


5 years from date of purchase subject to correct installation, use and maintenance in accordance with manufacturer's specifications and recommendations, unless otherwise negotiated at the time of purchase.

BIM Content Library
Guide to Handrail & Balustrade Compliance
Data Sheet: BR10
Data Sheet: BR20
Data Sheet: BR20M
Data Sheet: BR40
Data Sheet: BR45
Data Sheet: BR50
Moddex Masterspec Worksection
Handrail & Balustrade Configurations


Mounting Options


Building Product Information Sheet - Bridegrail


Moddex Brochure


Moddex are New Zealand and Australia’s leading manufacturer of innovative barrier systems for large-scale infrastructure and non-residential construction projects.

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