Top Civil Engineering Projects in the World

Top Civil Engineering Projects in the World

There are lots of top civil engineering projects in the world today which have been completed and got the tag of civil engineering wonders of all time.

List Of Top Civil Engineering Projects in the World :

1) Qingdao Haiwan Bridge :

This bridge is 41.58 km and lies above the Jiaozuo Bay water. It lies between the city of Qingdao in Eastern China and the Huangdao suburbs. Shandong Gaosu Group designed this bridge and completed it after four years. There were about 10,000 employers who worked together for this construction. The cost of this construction was 900 million.

2) Burj Khalifa :

This is one of the tallest structure in the world of about 829.8 meters in height. This masterpiece is in Dubai. The name Burj Khalifa was named after the honorable Dubai ruler and the president of UAE. The design is as per the structures and patterns in Islamic architecture and it was constructed by Owings and Merrill (SOM). It took 1.5 billion dollars to construct the structure.

3) English Channel Tunnel :

The UK’s Folkestone, Kent and the Coquilles of Pas-de-Calais in Northern France is connected by the channel tunnel. Irrespective of its longer length it covers vast portion beneath the waters. High-speed Eurostar passenger trains and Eurotunnel Shuttle for road vehicles pass through it and is regarded as the largest transport system in the world. It was unveiled in the year 1994.

4) Golden Gate Bridge :

This is regarded as one of the most beautiful bridges in the world. This suspension bridge is a 27 million dollar project that is over the golden gate strait and it links the cities Marin County and San Francisco. It was unveiled in 1964. It is one of the magnificent symbols of the United States. Because of its uniqueness its counted as top civil engineering projects in the world.

5) Hoover Dam :

This is concrete arch-gravity dam on the Colorado River. This dam was built in the honor of President Herbert Hoover. This project was completed after five years.

6) Panama Canal :

This waterway connects the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean which is 48 mile in length. There are lots of artificial lakes and channels in the canal and two locks on both the sides. The Isthmus of Panama has the canal across it. It is very significant for global maritime trade. It was unveiled in the year 1914. It took 375 million American dollars to complete the project.

7) Brooklyn Bridge :

This is the oldest bridge in the United States. Its style is suspension and cable-stayed which was completed in the year 1883. It spans the East River by connecting the Brooklyn and Manhattan. German Engineer John August Roebling designed this bridge. It was regarded as a historic icon in 1964.

8) Aqueduct of Segovia :

It is also named as an aqueduct bridge which is very much significant and the best ancient monuments present on the Iberian Peninsula. This is situated in Spain and is regarded as the symbol of Segovia.

9) Great Wall of China :

This was built 2000 years ago but is still one of 7 wonders of the world and is a famous tourist spot. It stretches from Dandong in the East to Lop Lake in the West. The entire wall is 13,171 miles.

10) Great Pyramid of Giza :

It is one of the ancient seven wonders of the world and is the oldest and the largest of the three pyramids bordering Egypt, El Giza and Pyramid Complex. For the past 3800 years, it is regarded as the tallest man-made structure.

So over the years now these beautifully built structures are called top civil engineering projects in the world and we are waiting for amazing structures like these.