Top 10 Bridges 2019

Roads & Bridges' Top 10 Bridge awards, created in 2000, recognize the top projects in North America. Each year, nominations are submitted to the R&B editorial staff, which determines the Top 10 list based on project challenges, impact to region and scope of work.
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Everybody loves a big-ticket bridge build. Even folks who have no real appreciation for structural engineering or the complex geometry at play in the…
November 14, 2019
From the time the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge was built in 1963 over the Oregon Inlet along the North Carolina coast, the structure was in trouble.…
November 14, 2019
Through an international design competition called “Bridging the Drive,” the City of Chicago constructed a new signature pedestrian bridge at 41st…
November 14, 2019
Anyone traversing the area of the Lynnhaven Inlet along Virginia’s southern coast at nighttime would be remiss if they failed to notice the dazzling…
November 14, 2019
Originally completed in 1928, the Champ Clark Bridge—so named for a former Missouri Speaker of the House—stood as a landmark along the Mississippi…
November 14, 2019
Back in 2004, voters in Denver approved a Regional Transportation District (RTD) plan to expand transit across the city’s metro area, which became…
November 14, 2019
Designers and contractors on a successful project are rarely as modest as those who championed the Wildcat Creek Bridge. In fact, they thought this…
November 14, 2019
One of the most significant elements of the Canadian transportation system is the Trans-Canada Highway, a more than 7,800-km route that touches all…
November 14, 2019
The Woods Memorial Bridge project replaced two functionally obsolete and structurally deficient bridges on a heavily traveled corridor through…
November 14, 2019
Travelers along I-95 driving from Massachusetts to New Hampshire will inevitably cross over the Merrimack River near Amesbury.  What motorists may…
November 14, 2019
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