Top 10 Bridges 2018

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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This year’s selection for the top bridge project in North America is a multi-faceted, dynamic structure that faced more than its fair share of…
November 05, 2018
Since when is a tugboat denied the opportunity to see things through? It happened frequently on the Piscataqua River between Kittery, Maine, and…
November 05, 2018
The original U.S. 52 bridge that crossed the Mississippi River from Savanna, Ill., to Sabula, Iowa, was constructed in 1932 and served as a crucial…
November 05, 2018
The first Portageville Bridge was constructed in 1852 from timber and burned down shortly after, according to contractor American Bridge Co. In 1875…
November 05, 2018
There were fingers showing in the marshy, swampy area in Staten Island, N.Y. Any engineer would designate the scene for the Goethals Bridge…
November 05, 2018
The longest jointless steel bridge in Virginia, the U.S. Rte. 340 South Fork Bridge spans the South Fork Shenandoah River and the Norfolk Southern…
November 05, 2018
This one mattered so much, it required an Act of Congress and a presidential signature to bring it home. The St. Croix Crossing Bridge spans the St.…
November 05, 2018
Beginning in early January 2017, a landslide due to heavy rainfall punished Pfeiffer Canyon in Monterey County, Calif. By mid-February, the Pfeiffer…
November 05, 2018
When you are bringing a series of bridges back to life, it is OK to move on to the next sister. It’s happening right now in Pittsburgh following the…
November 05, 2018
It’s never easy to make a strong run up the middle. With the summer tourist season always front and center in Anne Arundel County, Md., officials…
November 05, 2018
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