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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 LandmarksHapuawhenua Viaduct. Central North Is. New Zealand.

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This item of New Zealand’s engineering heritage was recognised as part of the IPENZ “Engineering to 1990” project which the Institution organised to help celebrate the country’s sesquicentenary in 1990.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 4/14/2011

last visited: 4/14/2011

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Engineering LandmarksSunol Water Temple - Sunol, CA

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Famed San Francisco architect Willis Polk, always considered the Sunol Water Temple to be his masterpiece.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/7/2011

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksTAIPEI 101 - Taipei, Taiwan

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Taipei 101 Building an Engineering Landmark in Taipei, Taiwan

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Taiwan

date approved: 4/5/2011

last visited: 4/2/2015

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Engineering LandmarksStatue of Liberty - Liberty Island, NY

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The Statue of Liberty was designated as an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by ASCE & the Société des Ingénieurs et Scientifiques de France in 1985. A plaque marking the designation was dedicated by the two societies on Oct. 24, 1986

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New York

date approved: 3/26/2011

last visited: 4/17/2016

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Engineering LandmarksT-REX - Denver, Colorado

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Denver T-REX project (TRansportation EXpansion) project was completed years early and under budget (in part, due to global warming!).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/24/2011

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksCabrillo Bridge - San Diego, CA

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The Cabrillo Bridge leads visitors to San Diego's Balboa Park from the Laurel Street entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 3/13/2011

last visited: 11/29/2013

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Engineering LandmarksPonte Maria Pia - Porto, Portugal

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The Maria Pia bridge (Ponte Maria Pia), is a railway bridge built in 1877 by Gustave Eiffel in Porto, Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Porto, Portugal

date approved: 3/9/2011

last visited: 7/26/2013

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Engineering LandmarksAlaska Highway - Fairbanks, Alaska

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Recognized as an international engineer landmark beginning in Dawson Creek, British Columbia and ending in Delta Junction, Alaska however often viewed as ending in Fairbanks, Alaska via the Richardson Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 3/6/2011

last visited: 5/14/2013

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Engineering LandmarksColosseum - Rome, Italy

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The Colosseum, or the Coliseum, originally the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 2/23/2011

last visited: 2/20/2016

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Engineering LandmarksLe Pont De Normandie / The Normandy Bridge (Normandy - France)

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Le Pont De Normandie (The Normandy Bridge), crossing Seine river close to it's estuary to English Channel, is concededly not only important engineering landmark, but also one of the most beautiful European bridges...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 2/15/2011

last visited: 1/12/2016

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Engineering LandmarksJohn Hancock Center - Chicago, Illinois

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The John Hancock Center is not only one of the most distinctive parts of stunning Chicago skyline, but thanks to it's unique construction also important civil engineering landmark...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/15/2011

last visited: 1/22/2016

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Engineering LandmarksThe Hampden Bridge Kangaroo Valley

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The Hampden Suspension Bridge in the village of Kangaroo Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 1/23/2011

last visited: 2/27/2015

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Engineering LandmarksGlenwood Canyon Interstate-70 Project - Garfield County, Colorado

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This engineering landmark protected the natural beauty of the Glenwood Canyon. The plaque is located at the Grizzly Bear Rest Stop which is the above coordinates.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: 4/5/2014

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Engineering LandmarksMilam Building - San Antonio Texas

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The Milam Building was the first air-conditioned, high-rise office building in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: Texas

date approved: 11/21/2010

last visited: 3/14/2016

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Engineering LandmarksDevine's Hill - Great North Road

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The Great North Road was built, by convict labour often working in irons, between 1826 and 1836 to connect Sydney with Newcastle and the Upper Hunter Valley in NSW Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Riblit

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 10/29/2010

last visited: 1/9/2012

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Engineering LandmarksKamehameha V Post Office Building, Honolulu, HI

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The oldest surviving reinforced concrete public building in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Hawaii

date approved: 10/3/2010

last visited: 12/15/2014

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Engineering LandmarksRakaia Gorge Bridge

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The Rakaia Gorge Bridge is an example of New Zealand's ability to construct suitable road bridges and has been plaqued by the Institution of Professional Engineers, New Zealand (IPENZ).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/16/2010

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksRakaia River Bridge

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The Rakaia River Bridge is New Zealand's longest road bridge and has been plaqued by the Institution of Professional Engineers, New Zealand (IPENZ).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/16/2010

last visited: 2/28/2011

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Engineering LandmarksNew Plymouth Power Station chimney, New Zealand

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This 198m tall chimney was recognised as a New Zealand Engineering Heritage project as part of the IPENZ “Engineering to 1990” project, to celebrate New Zealand’s sesquicentenary in 1990.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/12/2010

last visited: 9/11/2010

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Engineering LandmarksChemicals from Coal Facility - Kingsport, TN

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Eastman Chemical Company's coal gasification plant can be seen across the Holston River. It was the first chemicals manufacturing facility to use coal, instead of petroleum, as its starting material.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/21/2010

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksFrankford Bridge (over Pennypack Creek) - Philadelphia, PA

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The bridge was designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1970. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2010

last visited: 11/30/2013

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Engineering Landmarks2nd Erie Canal Aqueduct, Rochester, NY

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This historic aqueduct carried the Erie canal over the Genesee river in downtown Rochester, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2010

last visited: 10/28/2013

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Engineering LandmarksNational Historic Civil Engineering Landmark for El Camino Real

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National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark for the El Camino Real

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 7/18/2010

last visited: 6/18/2013

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Engineering LandmarksSt. Charles Avenue Street Car Line - New Orleans, LA

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The St. Charles Street Car Line is the oldest operating interurban-urban passenger rail transport line in the country, running from Canal Street in downtown New Orleans to the Carrolton Section of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Louisiana

date approved: 7/8/2010

last visited: 1/17/2011

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Engineering LandmarksHohokam Canal System - Mesa, Arizona

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This extensive prehistoric canal system serviced 100,000 square acres.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Tsegi Mike and Desert Viking

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/27/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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