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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Position 8 Winners


NO. 8: Arlington Memorial Bridge Rehabilitation

The Arlington Memorial Bridge over the Potomac River is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The 89-year-old Arlington Memorial Bridge needed to be completely rehabilitat...

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 ...

No. 8 - Nipigon River Bridge

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 10 of the country’s provinces...

No. 8 - Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge

Beginning in early January 2017, a landslide due to heavy rainfall punished Pfeiffer Canyon in Monterey County, Calif. By mid-February, the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge on Highway 1...

No. 8 - Gut Bridge Replacement Project

What was needed here was a healthier Gut. The 80-year-old bobtail swing bridge had undergone multiple mechanical failures, and the process of replacement had been underway for...

No. 8 - Mococo Overhead Seismic Retrofit

The rehabilitation work on I-680 in Contra Costa County addressed the seismic vulnerabilities on the existing southbound Mococo Overhead superstructure, removal and replacement...

No. 8 - Jeremiah Morrow Bridge

The Little Miami River is designated a National Scenic Waterway, which necessitated that the Jeremiah River Bridge project bear an environmentally sensitive construction method...

No. 8 - Tilikum Crossing

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 bridge in the U.S. and the ...
No. 8 Bridges

2013 Top 10 Bridges - No. 8

Project: U.S. 1 (S.R. 5) Low-Level Bridge Replacements Design-BuildLocation: Jupiter, Fla.Cost: $11.6 millionLength: 0.6 milesDesigner: BHA EngineersContractors: Johnson Bros....
No. 8 Bridge

2012 Top 10 Bridges: No. 8

PROJECT: AMELIA EARHART BRIDGELOCATION: Atchison, Kan.COST: $60 millionLENGTH: 2,545 ftDESIGNERS: HNTB Corp., Mactec, CBB and Kansas DOTCONTRACTOR: Archer Western ContractorsOWNER...