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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Top 10 Bridges - 2020 Winners


NO. 1: Kosciuszko Bridge—Phase 2

As New York City’s first major bridge crossing since 1964, the new Kosciuszko Bridge was completed four years ahead of schedule and on budget.With completion of the first span...

NO. 2: Scioto River Pedestrian Bridge

The Scioto River Pedestrian Bridge is a cable-supported pedestrian bridge structure with a 500-ft cable-supported main span in Dublin, Ohio.The City of Dublin, Ohio employed a...

NO. 3: Veterans Memorial Bridge

The Veterans Memorial Bridge is a new two-lane bridge crossing the Halifax River.The 1,884-ft-long bridge replaces the existing Orange Avenue bascule bridge with a landmark monumental...

NO. 4: Gerald Desmond Bridge

The Gerald Desmond replacement bridge is the second-tallest cable-stayed bridge in the U.S. and the first such bridge for vehicles in California.The six-lane bridge crosses Long...

NO. 5: Penn Street Historic Bridge Rehabilitation

Constructed in 1913, the 14-span historic Penn Street Bridge is a vital link between S.R. 422 and downtown Reading in Berks County for 22,000 daily commuters.This “Gateway to ...

NO. 6: Navy Pier Flyover

The section of the Lakefront Trail in Chicago between Navy Pier and the Chicago River is one of the most heavily used portions and required structural and way-finding changes ...

NO. 7: Vrooman Road Bridge

Vrooman Road is a county road that provides critical connection in Lake County, with dedicated exit and entrance ramps to I-90.The previous Vrooman Road Bridge over the Grand ...

NO. 8: Crosstown Parkway Extension

The Crosstown Parkway Extension creates a third crossing into Port St. Lucie, relieves traffic congestion, and provides an additional hurricane evacuation route.The corridor included...

NO. 9: Gilman Drive Bridge

A unique three-span concrete arch bridge was chosen for the Gilman Drive Bridge as the preferred design due in part to the architecture of other bridges in the region.The Gilman...

NO. 10: City Island Bridge over Eastchester Bay

The City Island Bridge is the sole vehicular, pedestrian, and bicyclist access to City Island in The Bronx.With a daily traffic count of 16,500 vehicles, the original 1901 bridge...