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Several engineering organizations have designated structures around the world as official landmarks or special sites. Examples range from buildings and bridges to roadways and dams. These are modern marvels of ingenuity, design and construction.
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Engineering LandmarksPaddock Viaduct - Fort Worth, TX

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The first reinforced concrete arch bridge in the United States to use self-supporting reinforcing steel, this bridge crosses the Trinity River just north of the Tarrant County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 6/17/2007

last visited: 10/9/2016

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Engineering LandmarksHolly Pump Station and North Holly Water Treatment Plant; Fort Worth, TX

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An ASCE Texas Section Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, the 1892 Holly Pump Station & 1911 North Holly Water Treatment Plant remain a critical components of Fort Worth’s water production.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: never

Image for AT&T (nee Cowboys) Stadium; Arlington, TXview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksAT&T (nee Cowboys) Stadium; Arlington, TX

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AT&T (nee “Cowboys”) Stadium’s contemporary, streamlined design, efficient function, and exceptional engineering make it a truly one-of-a kind building and a 2009 Texas Section Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award Winner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: 6/21/2017

Image for BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) Alliance Intermodal Transportation Center; Alliance (Haslet), TXview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksBNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) Alliance Intermodal Transportation Center; Alliance (Haslet), TX

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ASCE Texas OCEA 1994: The BNSF (nee Santa Fe) Alliance Intermodal Transportation Center (20 miles north of Fort Worth) was a groundbreaking project in integrated industrial transportation and collaboration between private and public stakeholders.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 6/9/2014

last visited: never

Image for Dallas/Fort Worth Regional Airport (DFW); Dallas/Fort Worth Metro, TXview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksDallas/Fort Worth Regional Airport (DFW); Dallas/Fort Worth Metro, TX

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It even has its own zipcode! The result of a FFA officiated “shotgun wedding,” DFW is one of the world’s preeminent international airports. Open for business in 1974, it received the Texas OCEA in 1975.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: 4/1/2017

Image for LBJ Freeway (IH-635) ; Dallas, TXview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksLBJ Freeway (IH-635) ; Dallas, TX

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ASCE Texas OCEA 1971: The LBJ Freeway (Interstate 635) was originally designated as a loop around east Dallas in 1959. Still undergoing upgrades, in 37 miles it loops 3/4s around Dallas, from DFW in the north to I-20 in Hutchins.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 6/14/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

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Engineering LandmarksMargaret Hunt Hill Bridge; Dallas, Texas

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TexASCE OCEA 2012: The iconic Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is a triumph of aesthetics and engineering; literally and figuratively joining West Dallas to downtown, and becoming an instant landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: 4/13/2016

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Engineering LandmarksHouston Street Viaduct; Dallas, TX

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ASCE Texas HCEL 1989: Built in 1910 the Houston Street Viaduct remains one of the longest concrete bridges in the nation. This open spandrel arch bridge was the first high-level, all-weather crossing of the Trinity River at Dallas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 6/13/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

Image for Arapaho Road Bridge, Addison, TXview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksArapaho Road Bridge, Addison, TX

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ASCE Texas Section OCEA Award 2007: the Arapaho Road Bridge is a visually lovely “statement” employing innovative use of standard materials to stay within a tight budget.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2014

last visited: 7/1/2016

Image for DART Green Line Light Rail Expansion; Dallas, TXview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksDART Green Line Light Rail Expansion; Dallas, TX

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This waymark will MOVE you! Texas Section Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award Winner, the DART Green Line Light Rail Expansion of 2010 is the longest light rail transit expansion in North America (at the time of the award).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: 7/10/2015

Image for Pullman Sleeping Car Glengyle - Dallas Texasview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksPullman Sleeping Car Glengyle - Dallas Texas

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Earliest known survivor of the fleet of heavyweight, all-steel sleepers built by the Pullman Company, formerly on display at fair Park, after 2013 on display in Frisco TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 4/9/2009

last visited: 10/3/2011

Image for North Central Expressway (US 75); Dallas, TXview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksNorth Central Expressway (US 75); Dallas, TX

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ASCE Texas OCEA 2002: a key Dallas north-south artery, the North Central Expressway Reconstruction was a triumph of unique & unusual construction, mobility coordination, and communication.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

Image for Waco Suspension Bridge - Waco, TXview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksWaco Suspension Bridge - Waco, TX

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This bridge is a Texas Historic Civil Engineering Landmark and was selected as an Outstanding Engineering Achievement by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers in 1986.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 11/29/2009

last visited: 3/21/2014

Image for Lake Brazos Labyrinth Weir, Waco, TXview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksLake Brazos Labyrinth Weir, Waco, TX

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ASCE Texas OCEA 2008: Lake Brazos Labyrinth Weir elegantly keeps Lake Brazos at a constant level without moving parts. The innovative & handsome design also reused the extant dam site, yielding substantial reductions in time & construction costs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: 4/10/2016

Image for Denison Dam - Denison Texasview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksDenison Dam - Denison Texas

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The Denison Dam is a Engineering Landmark, as it is the longest "Rolled Earth Dam." Located on Lake Texoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2009

last visited: 2/8/2016

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