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 3 Winners


NO. 3: New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge

About 16 years ago, the District Department of Transportation embarked on a journey to rebuild the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge (FDMB). After 68 years of serving residents...

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. 3 - 41st Street Pedestrian Bridge

Through an international design competition called “Bridging the Drive,” the City of Chicago constructed a new signature pedestrian bridge at 41st Street and Lake Shore Drive....

No. 3 - Dale Gardner Veterans Memorial Bridge (U.S. 52)

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 connector for shipping goods...

No. 3 - Boyers Mill Road Bridge Replacement

Private lake. Crucial drinking water source. Popular recreation area. Restricted homeowners association lacking a degree of pedestrian mobility. And in the middle of it a bridge...

No. 3 - Choctawhatchee Bay Bridge

As it stretches across a bay in the northwestern region of the Sunshine State, the completion of the Choctawhatchee Bay Bridge faced considerable obstacles due to restrictions...

No. 3 - I-75 Caloosahatchee River Bridge Widening

The I-75 Caloosahatchee River Bridge Widening project was the last piece of a 10-year puzzle for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Completed and open to traffic...
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No. 3 - Henry G. Gilmerton Bridge

Coast Guard regulations force Virginia to construct a spanning success

2013 Top 10 Bridges - No. 3

Project: Alexander Hamilton Bridge RehabilitationLocation: Manhattan and Bronx, N.Y.Owner: New York State DOTDesigner: JacobsContractors: CCA Civil/Halmar International LLCCost...
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2012 Top 10 Bridges: No. 3 — Bridge over flooding water

Active river, seismic activity challenge Ill. bridge project