List of historic civil engineering landmarks

List of historic civil engineering landmarks

The following is a partial list of historic civil engineering landmarks as designated by the American Society of Civil Engineers since it began the program in 1964. The designation is granted to projects, structures, and sites in the United States (National Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks) and the rest of the world.

International landmarks

Australia

* Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, Australia
* Snowy Mountains Scheme hydroelectric project, Snowy Mountains, Australia
* Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia

France

* École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris
* Eiffel Tower, Paris
* Louvre, Paris

Italy

* Acquedotto Traiano-Paolo, Rome (built by the Romans)

United Kingdom

England

* Eddystone Lighthouse, off Plymouth
* Thames Tunnel, London
* The Iron Bridge, Ironbridge
* Great Western Railway

Northern Ireland

* Dublin-Belfast railway line

cotland

* Caledonian Canal
* Craigellachie Bridge, Moray
* Forth Bridge
* Forth and Clyde Canal and Union Canal

Wales

* Conwy Suspension Bridge
* Conwy Railway Bridge
* Menai Suspension Bridge

Other international

* Ali Qapu, Esfahan, Iran
* Persepolis(TakhteJamshid), Shiraz, Iran
* Banaue Rice Terraces, Banaue, Ifugao, the Philippines
* Great Wall of China, China
* Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey
* Kavanagh Building, Buenos Aires, Argentina
* Maria Pia Bridge, Oporto, Portugal
* Panama Canal, Panama
* Salginatobel Bridge, Schiers, Grisons, Switzerland
* Zhaozhou Bridge, Zhaozhou, China

United States landmarks

Alabama

*Ellicott's Stone, Mobile

Alaska

*Alaska Highway, from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada to Delta Junction
*White Pass and Yukon Route, Skagway to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada

Arizona

*Navajo Bridge, Page
*Theodore Roosevelt Dam & Salt River Project, Phoenix
*Hohokam Canal System, Phoenix

Arkansas

*White River Concrete Arch Bridge, Cotter

California

*Blimp Hangars, Tustin
*Alvord Lake Bridge, San Francisco
*Bridgeport Covered Bridge, Nevada City
*Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
*Sweetwater Dam, Spring Valley
*First Owens River - Los Angeles Aqueduct, Bishop
*Colorado River Aqueduct, Blythe
*Tehachapi Pass Railroad Line
*Central Pacific Railroad, Sacramento
*Arroyo Seco Parkway, Los Angeles
*Pelton Impulse Water Wheel, Camptonville
*Folsom Hydroelectric Power System, Folsom
*San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco
*Bidwell Bar Bridge, Oroville

Colorado

*Cheesman Reservoir Dam, Southwest of Denver
*Durango-Silverton Branch of the D&RGW RR, Durango
*Gunnison Tunnel, Montrose
*Prehistoric Mesa Verde Reservoirs, Mesa Verde
*Moffat Tunnel, Winter Park

Connecticut

*Rocky River Pumped Storage Hydro-Plant, New Milford [http://files.asme.org/asmeorg/Communities/History/Landmarks/3137.pdf]

Delaware

*Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, New Castle
*New Castle Ice Harbor, New Castle

District of Columbia

*U.S. Capitol, Washington
*Washington Monument, Washington

Florida

*Castillo de San Marcos, St. Augustine
*King's Road, New Smyrna
*Sunshine Skyway Bridge, St. Petersburg / Palmetto

Georgia

*City Plan of Savannah, Savannah

Hawaii

*Kamehameha V Post Office, Honolulu
*East Maui Irrigation System, East Maui

Illinois

*Cortland Street Drawbridge, Chicago
*Chesbroughs Water Supply System, Chicago
*Reversal of the Chicago River, Chicago

Indiana

*Duck Creek Aqueduct, Metamora
*West Baden Springs Hotel, West Baden Springs

Iowa

*Keokuk Hydro-Power System, Keokuk
*Hydraulics Laboratory at the University of Iowa, Iowa City

Kentucky

*Royal Colonial Boundary of 1665, Middlesboro
*Louisville and Portland Canal (McAlpine) Locks & Dam, Louisville
*Louisville Water Works, Louisville
*Kentucky Dam, Gilbertsville
*High Bridge, Jessamine

Louisiana

*McNeill Street Pumping Station, Shreveport
*Eads South Pass Navigation Works, Venice

Maine

*Bailey Island Bridge, Harpswell
*Portland Head Light, Cape Elizabeth
*Robyville Bridge, Corinth [http://www.angelfire.com/me2/corinthhistorical/juliecorinth/places.html]
*Maine Turnpike
*Waldo-Hancock Suspension Bridge, Bucksport
*Watson Settlement Bridge, Littleton
*Sewall's Bridge, York
*Hemlock Bridge, Fryeburg

Maryland

*Bollman Truss Bridge, Savage
*Druid Lake Dam, Baltimore
*Cabin John Aqueduct, Cabin John
*Carrollton Viaduct, Baltimore

Maryland-Pennsylvania

*Mason-Dixon Line

Massachusetts

*Borden Base Line, Hatfield
*Moseley Wrought Iron Arch Bridge, North Andover
*Canton Viaduct, Canton
*Lawrence Experiment Station, Lawrence
*Minot's Ledge Lighthouse, Cohasset
*Middlesex Canal, Lowell
*Charlestown Naval Dry Dock, Boston
*Cape Cod Canal, Barnstable
*Charles River Basin Project, Boston
*Hoosac Tunnel, North Adams
*Granite Railway, Quincy
*Boston Subway, Boston
*Lowell Waterpower System, Lowell
*Watertown Arsenal, Watertown

Michigan

*Redridge Steel Dam, Houghton County
*Second Street Bridge, Allegan
*Sault Ste. Marie Hydroelectric Complex, Sault Ste. Marie
*St. Clair Tunnel, Port Huron
*Detroit-Windsor Tunnel, Detroit

Minnesota

*Seventh Street Improvement Arches, St. Paul
*Peavey-Haglin Experimental Concrete Grain Elevator, St. Louis Park
*Stone Arch Bridge - Great Northern Railway, Minneapolis

Mississippi

*U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Exp. Station, Vicksburg

Missouri

*Kansas City Park and Boulevard System, Kansas City
*Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge, Kansas City
*River des Peres Sewage & Drainage Works, St. Louis
*Chain of Rocks Water Purification Plant, St. Louis
*Union Station, St. Louis
*Eads Bridge, St. Louis

Montana

*Fort Peck Dam, Ft. Peck
*Going-to-the-Sun Road, Lake McDonald

Nevada

*Hoover Dam, Boulder City
*Marlette Lake Water System, Virginia City

New Hampshire

* Five Stone Arch Bridges, Hillsborough
* Mount Washington Cog Railway, Mt. Washington
* Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge, Cornish (designated by Vermont)

New Jersey

*Newark International Airport, Newark
* Hydraulic-Inclined Plane System of the Morris Canal, Stanhope
* Great Falls Raceway and Power System, Paterson
* Atlantic City Convention Hall, Atlantic City
* Cranetown Triangulation Site, Cedar Grove
* Bayonne Bridge, Bayonne
* Fink Through Truss Bridge, Hamden

New Mexico

*Elephant Butte Dam, Truth or Consequences
*El Camino Real, Santa Fe
*Embudo, New Mexico Stream Gauging Station, Embudo
*Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railway, Chama

New York

*Blenheim Bridge, North Blenheim
*Croton Water Supply System, New York City
*Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Tunnel, New York City
*Holland Tunnel, New York City
*First New York Subway, New York City
*United States Military Academy, West Point
*Ward House, Rye
*Statue of Liberty, New York City
*Iron Building of the U.S. Army Arsenal, Watervliet
*Whipple Truss Bridge, Schenectady
*Erie Canal, Albany
*Bridges of Keeseville, Keeseville
*George Washington Bridge, New York City
*Brooklyn Bridge, New York City
*Triborough Bridge Project, New York City

North Carolina

*Bunker Hill Covered Bridge, Claremont
*Dorton Arena, Raleigh
*Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Cape Hatteras

North Dakota

*Northern Pacific High Line Bridge No 64

Ohio

*Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Cleveland
*Ohio and Erie Canal System, Akron
*Muskingum River Navigation System, Zanesville
*Miami Conservancy District, Dayton
*National Road, New Concord
*First Concrete Pavement, Bellefontaine
*Ingalls Building, Cincinnati
*John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge, Cincinnati
*Goodyear Airdock, Akron
*Point of Beginning, U.S. Public Lands, Liverpool

Oregon

*Rogue River Bridge, Gold Beach
*Columbia River Scenic Highway, Portland
*Bonneville Dam, Columbia River System, Bonneville

Pennsylvania

*Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge, Columbia
*Frankford Avenue Bridge, Philadelphia
*Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct of the Delaware & Hudson Canal, Lackawaxen
*Dunlap's Creek Bridge, Brownsville
*Kinzua Bridge, Kane
*Davis Island Lock and Dam, Pittsburgh
*Philadelphia Municipal Water Supply, Philadelphia
*Bethlehem Waterworks, Bethlehem
*Union Canal Tunnel, Lebanon
*Pennsylvania Turnpike
*Horseshoe Curve
*Allegheny Portage Railroad, Hollidaysburg
*Fritz Engineering Laboratory, Bethlehem
*City Plan of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
*Walnut Street Bridge, Harrisburg
*Tunkhannock Viaduct, Nicholson
*Starrucca Viaduct, Lanesboro
*Smithfield Street Bridge, Pittsburgh
*Rockville Bridge, Harrisburg
*Northampton Street Bridge, Easton
*Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia
*Harrisburg Transportation Center, Harrisburg

outh Carolina

*Charleston - Hamburg Railroad, Charleston

outh Dakota

*Missouri River Bridges, Chamberlain
*Belle Fourche Dam, Belle Fourche

Tennessee

*Morison's Memphis Bridge, Memphis
*Tennessee State Capitol, Nashville
*Montgomery Bell's Tunnel, Nashville
*Norris Dam, Knoxville

Texas

*Brooks AFB, Old Hangar 9, San Antonio
*San Antonio River Walk & Flood Control System, San Antonio
*Galveston Seawall and Grade Raising, Galveston
*Acequias of San Antonio, San Antonio
*El Camino Real (The Royal Road) Eastern Branch, San Antonio
*Denison Dam, Denison
*Texas Commerce Bank (formerly Gulf, now Chase) Building, Houston
*San Jacinto Monument, Houston
*International Boundary Marker #1, El Paso
*Houston Ship Channel, Houston

Utah

*Salt Lake Tabernacle, Salt Lake City
*Joining of the Rails - Transcontinental Railroad, Promontory

Vermont

*Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge, Windsor
*Ascutney Mill Dam, Windsor

Virginia

*Fink Deck Truss Bridge, Lynchburg
*Potowmack Canal and Locks, Great Falls
*Crozet's Blue Ridge Tunnel, Waynesboro
*Dismal Swamp Canal, Chesapeake
*Old Cape Henry Light, Virginia Beach
*Gosport Naval Dry Docks, Norfolk

Virginia-North Carolina

*Blue Ridge Parkway, Shenandoah National Park

Washington

*Hanford B Reactor, Richland
*Lake Washington Ship Canal & Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, Seattle
*Cedar Falls Water Supply, Seattle
*Stevens Pass Railroad Tunnels & Switchback System, Stevens Pass
*Mullan Road, Walla Walla
*Snoqualmie Falls Cavity Generating Station, Snoqualmie
*Grand Coulee Dam, Grand Coulee

West Virginia

*Wheeling Suspension Bridge, Wheeling
*Baltimore & Ohio Roundhouse & Shop Complex, Martinsburg

Wisconsin

*Marshall Building, Milwaukee
*Vulcan Street Plant, Appleton
*Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewage Treatment Plant, Milwaukee

Wyoming

*Buffalo Bill Dam, Cody

See also

* List of historic mechanical engineering landmarks

References

External links

* [http://www.asce.org/history/ce_landmarks.cfm American Society of Civil Engineers - National Civil Engineering Landmarks Program]
* [http://www.asce.org/history/landmark/projects.cfm?menu=loc American Society of Civil Engineers - List by project location]


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