Top 10 Bridges 2014

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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I-91 Brattleboro Bridge
I-91 Brattleboro Bridge
When putting together a complicated 3-D puzzle, you really cannot build around a missing piece. As FIGG and PCL Civil Constructors were attempting to…
December 15, 2014
Postal delivery workers aren’t the only ones who work year-round in all conditions. The crews of Kiewit Infrastructure West working on the Northern…
December 15, 2014
Henry G. Gilmerton Bridge
Henry G. Gilmerton Bridge
When it came time to replace the Henry G. Gilmerton Bridge in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia in 2009, the project team had very strict…
December 15, 2014
North Torrey Pines Road Bridge
North Torrey Pines Road Bridge
The North Torrey Pines Road Bridge, built in 1933, was classified as structurally and seismically deficient in 1990, receiving a sufficiency rating…
December 15, 2014
Downtown Louisville is home to an intersection of three interstate systems, I-65, I-64 and I-71, and three corresponding bridges taxed to capacity.…
December 15, 2014
Antlers Bridge Replacement
Antlers Bridge Replacement
One of the primary trucking routes on the West Coast is bringing in a major haul. California’s I-5 is getting a new 1,942-ft-long bridge. The…
December 15, 2014
Elk Grove Creek Trail Crossing at S.R. 99
Elk Grove Creek Trail Crossing at S.R. 99
You want to follow a trail. The design of the Elk Grove Creek Trail Crossing was infl uenced by the existing trail space topography at the site, as…
December 15, 2014
Public transportation in Portland will soon have a bridge to call its own. When complete, the Tilikum Crossing will be the longest car-free transit…
December 15, 2014
Hastings Bridge Design
Hastings Bridge Design
There are times when something special is needed to do all the heavy lifting. The 3,300-ton structure was lifted 55 ft into place using 900-ton…
December 15, 2014
The new dual bridges span a wetland, river and three railroad tracks. To maximize effi ciency of the bridge design, the team chose a modifi ed 77-in…
December 15, 2014
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