Top engineering/design marvels seen to date by state/province

Empire State Plaza – Source:

  • Alabama – U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville
  • Alberta – Calgary’s Light Rail System (CTrain)
  • Alaska – Alaska Railroad between Anchorage and Fairbanks
  • Arkansas – Bobby Hopper Tunnel in NW Arkansas
  • Arizona – Glen Canyon Bridge and Dam in Page (see below)

Glen Canyon Bridge

Glen Canyon Dam

  • British Columbia – Lions Gate Bridge in Vancouver
  • California – Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge

  • Colorado – I-70 through Glenwood Canyon near Glenwood Springs
  • Connecticut – State Capitol in Hartford
  • Delaware – Delaware Memorial Bridge in Wilmington
  • District of Columbia – National Mall in Washington
  • Florida – Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral
  • Georgia – Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport in Atlanta
  • Hawaii – have not been there
  • Idaho – Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls
  • Illinois – Chicago River drawbridges (see below)


  • Indiana – Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis
  • Iowa – State Capitol in Des Moines
  • Kansas – State Capitol in Topeka
  • Kentucky – Fort Knox in Fort Knox
  • Louisiana – I-10 bridges entering New Orleans from the east and west
  • Maine – Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory in Verona
  • Manitoba – Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg (see below)

Canadian Museum for Human Rights (in background)

  • Maryland – Chesapeake Bay Bridges near Annapolis
  • Massachusetts – Ted Williams Tunnel in Boston
  • Michigan – Mackinac Bridge in Mackinaw City
  • Minnesota – US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis
  • Mississippi – Natchez Trace Parkway across the state
  • Missouri – Gateway Arch in St. Louis
  • Montana – Going to the Sun Road in Glacier National Park
  • Nebraska – State Capitol in Lincoln
  • Nevada – The Vegas Strip in Las Vegas
  • New Brunswick – Confederation Bridge (see also Prince Edward Island)

Confederation Bridge – Source:

  • Newfoundland/Labrador – have not been there
  • New Hampshire – Piscataqua River Bridge in Portsmouth
  • New Jersey – George Washington Bridge between New Jersey and New York City
  • New Mexico – Sandia Peak Tramway in Albuquerque (see photo below)

  • New York – Empire State Plaza in Albany (see photo at the top of this post)
  • North Carolina – Blue Ridge Parkway across part of the state
  • North Dakota – Fargodome in Fargo
  • Northwest Territories – have not been there
  • Nova Scotia – Halifax Citadel in Halifax (see below)


  • Nunavut – have not been there
  • Ohio – Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland
  • Oklahoma – Oklahoma City National Memorial in Oklahoma City
  • Ontario – CN Tower in Toronto
  • Oregon – Astoria-Kegler Bridge over the Columbia River in Astoria
  • Pennsylvania – Independence Hall in Philadelphia
  • Prince Edward Island – Confederation Bridge (see also New Brunswick)
  • Puerto Rico – El Morro in San Juan
  • Quebec – Château Frontenac in Quebec City
  • Rhode Island – Newport Bridge in Newport
  • Saskatchewan – Trans-Canada Highway
  • South Carolina – development of Hilton Head Island
  • South Dakota – Mount Rushmore in Keystone
  • Tennessee – State Capitol in Nashville
  • Texas – Tower of the Americas in San Antonio
  • Utah – Highway 9 through Zion National Park in Springdale
  • Vermont – Lake Champlain Bridge in Chimney Point
  • Virginia – Hampton Roads Tunnel in the Tidewater area
  • Washington – Space Needle in Seattle (see below)


  • West Virginia – New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville
  • Wisconsin – Duluth-Superior (Blatnik) Bridge in Superior – scheduled to be replaced
  • Wyoming – State Capitol in Cheyenne
  • Yukon – have not been there
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2 Responses to Top engineering/design marvels seen to date by state/province

  1. “Nunavit”? No – spelling is Nunavut. How about the engineering marvel being the igloo?


  2. problogic says:

    Thank you – will correct and have an idea of what to add.


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