Roads & Bridges' Top 10 Roads awards

Roads & Bridges' Top 10 Roads 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 5 Winners


NO. 5: The Urban Loop - I-80/I-35 & IA 141 and Adjacent Interchanges

The Highway 141 flyover bridge was the cornerstone to resolving congestion. Located at the convergence of I-80 and I-35 in the northwestern quadrant of Des Moines, Iowa, not only...

NO. 5: Osceola Parkway Interchange

The Osceola Interchange project was created by the Reedy Creek Improvement District (RCID) with the goal of enhancing access to Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park in advance...

No. 5 - I-25 / Rio Bravo Boulevard Interchange

Anyone traveling along the I-25/Rio Bravo Boulevard Interchange in Albuquerque, New Mexico, might notice the unique design work of multicolored ribbons woven together against ...

No. 5 - Springdale Northern Bypass (Future Highway 412)

Situated within the Boston Mountains and Springfield Plateau subregions of the Ozarks, the region of Northwest Arkansas (NWA) has more than doubled in population over the last...

No. 5 - S.R. 178 Widening

There is a kind of under lining that does not call out to anyone. Due to the 50-plus-year age of S.R. 178 in Bakersfield, Calif., as-built records for installation and relocation...

No. 5 - S.R. 826/S.R. 836 Interchange Reconstruction Project

Serving over 430,000 vehicles daily, the S.R. 826/836 Interchange in Miami-Dade County, Fla., was reconstructed with the development of an overarching “mobility plan” designed...

No. 5 - Johnson County Gateway Project

The Johnson County Gateway project is the Kansas Department of Transportation’s (KDOT) first major design-build transportation project, impacting 230,000 vehicles per day on I...
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No. 5 - Bagby Street Reconstruction

Urban project balances environment and the needs of a changing demographic

2013 Top 10 Roads - No. 5

Project: Accelerate 465Location: Indianapolis, Ind.Owner: Indiana Department of TransportationDesigners: Stephen J. Christian and Associates, RW Armstrong, CTE, Burgess and Niple...
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2012 Top 10 Roads - No. 5

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