Roads & Bridges' Top 10 Bridge awards

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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NO. 1 BRIDGE: Chicago’s Vital Artery

Despite challenges, crews can get anything done
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NO. 2 BRIDGE: Restoring Connections

How the Wellsburg Bridge improved travel between Ohio and West Virginia
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NO. 3 BRIDGE: PennDOT to the Rescue

A project team rebuilds a vital Pittsburgh bridge in less than a year
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NO. 4 BRIDGE: Unique Designs in the Motor City

The first skewed tied-arch bridge in America is completed in Detroit
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NO. 5 BRIDGE: ABC, As Easy As 1 2 3

How ABC techniques helped the Broadway Viaduct Bridge replacement
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NO. 6 BRIDGE: Making History in California

The San Gabriel River Bridge’s long closure was met with success
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NO. 7 BRIDGE: Negotiations in Illinois

Building the Houbolt Road Extension was no walk in Channahon State Park
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NO. 8 BRIDGE: Tension Troubles

The rehabilitation of Seattle’s critical corridor
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NO. 10 BRIDGE: Giovanni Would be Proud

How the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge shapes New York