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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Top 10 Roads - 2019 Winners


No. 1 - Project Neon

Almost everyone is familiar with the often agreed-upon mantra that whatever happens in Vegas should stay there.Fortunately for the road construction industry and motorists traversing...

No. 2 - Minnesota Drive and International Airport Road Interchange

You remember hearing about it in the news, I’ll bet.Late November of 2018: Thanksgiving lingered in most households in the form of leftover turkey sandwiches and protracted arguments...

No. 3 - Zoo Interchange

The Milwaukee County Zoo is home to over 2,100 living creatures, and sees over 1 million visitors of the human variety on an annual basis.Those seeking to visit the attraction...

No. 4 - Queen Kaahumanu Highway Widening - Phase 2

If you’ve been involved in a major road project, you know that “lead time” is a relatively fluid term.Sometimes it’s a matter of months; sometimes it’s a decade or more. In the...

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. 6 - S.R. 93 (I-75) Improvements

In the state of Florida, there are three primary hurricane evacuation routes—I-4, I-95, and I-75.Running from Alligator Alley—the Naples/Ft. Myers region—all the way up to the...

No. 7 - I-280/Route 21 Interchange Improvements

Located just west of the I-280/Route 21 Interchange and north of the Newark Broad Street Train Station, the Plume House sits as one of the oldest buildings in Newark, New Jersey...

No. 8 - Route 460 Southgate Connector

This project first appeared in these pages back in July, and since then the final buttoning up has just about been completed.Though this project opened to traffic back in November...

No. 9 - S.R. 82 from Lee Boulevard to 40th Street

For a few decades now, dozens of municipalities around the country have adopted an intersection design commonly known as the continuous flow intersection (CFI). The CFI is designed...
Road Construction

NO. 10 ROAD: Belt Parkway Replacement

This ambitious 10-year endeavor resurrects crucial NYC thoroughfare (This feature published as "Cinching the Belt" in October 2019 issue)