Presenting projects that took civil engineering to another level in regards to development and capacity.

Millau Viaduct

  • Location: France
  • Maximum Height: 343 meters above the Tarn River
  • Length: 2460m
  • Width: 323 m
  • Weight: 36,000 tons
  • 3,000 people worked on the project
  • Cost: 400 million euros
  • 16 lanes, 10 thousand to 25 thousand vehicles cross the brigde every day.

The Three Gorges Dam

Largest hydroelectric plant in the world in size and capacity.

  • Location: China
  • Height: 185m located on the Yangtze River
  • Length: 2309m
  • Installed power: 22 500 MW
  • Ability to handle ships of up to 3000 tons.

Canal Bridge of Magdeburg

Navigable aqueduct

  • Location: Germany
  • Height: 8,15m on the Elbe River, connecting the Elba-Havel canal with the Mittelland canal.
  • Length: 918m
  • Canal width: 34m
  • Cost: 500 million euros
  • Duration of construction: 6 years
  • Built with about 68,000 m3 of concrete and 24,000 metric tons of steel

Vasco da Gama bridge

Second longest bridge in Europe.

  • Location: Portugal
  • Length: 12.3 kilometers (0.8 km of main bridge and 11.5 of viaducts) over the Tagus River, connecting Montijo and Sacavem.
  • Width: 30m
  • Construction duration: 18 months
  • 3,300 workers

Itaipu Dam

The largest producer of energy on the planet with 103,098,366 MWh produced in 2016. It is also the dam with the highest cumulative production, with 2.5 billion MWh

  • Location: Binational dam of Paraguay and Brazil.
  • Height: 196m above the Paraná River
  • Generation of powwer of electrohydraulic of 14,000 MW
  • 20 turbines, generators of 700 MW
  • Cost: 36 billion dollars
  • Thick wall made of concrete, rock and earth.

Russki Island Bridge

Cable-stayed bridge with the largest span in the world. It crosses the Eastern Bosphorus, connecting the Island of Russki with Vladivostok.

  • Location: Russia
  • Total length: 1885,53 m
  • Width: 29,5 m
  • Cost: 1.1 billion dollars
  • Capacity: 50,000 vehicles per day.