The term Engineering comes with the two Latin words “ingenious” which means “cleverness” and “Ingeniero” which means “to devise”. There are great civil engineering projects all over the world.
1. Great Pyramid of Giza
The Great Pyramid of Giza is in Egypt. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the seven wonders of ancient times, and it is the oldest. The humans made the tallest structure in the world named The Great Pyramid of Giza.
2. Great Wall of China
The construction is in China. There is a history of more than 2,300 years. The Great Wall of China is the greatest wonders in the world. The entire wall is of 13,171 miles in length. The wall would have cost to build, approximately $13 billion to $65 billion.
3. The Colosseum
The structure is almost 2,000 years old. making it a large modern stadium. This construction is in Rome, Italy.
4. Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge is located in the United States of America and it is the oldest bridge. The first suspension bridge in the world and got established in the year 1883. It joints Manhattan and Brooklyn by the East River. John August Roebling and his son Washington Roebling are the two chief engineers who designed the oldest Brooklyn Bridge.
5. Itaipu Dam
Itaipu Dam is on the Parana River, which flows by the border of Brazil and Paraguay. It produces hydroelectric energy than any other dam in the whole world. The dam is 7.2 km long and the height is 225m high.
6. Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam is constructed in Lake Mead which is the largest reservoir in the United States. The cost of it is over $660 million to build and was completed within 5 years. It is 700 feet long.
7. Golden Gate Bridge
The world’s most beautiful listed is the Golden Gate Bridge. The Bridge connects to San Francisco. The project is $27 million. The bridge consists of 6 lanes road and entirely made up of steel. It is 8,981 ft long and the width is 4200 ft.
8. English Channel Tunnel
The English Channel Tunnel is located in England. It is connected to London, Paris, and Brussels. The tunnel is 23.5 miles longest tunnel and the deepest (250 ft). It got started in 1994, and it was the most expensive project.
9. Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai and it is the tallest building in the world till now. It is designed as an architectural style of Neo-futurism whose construction started on 6th January 2004 and got completed on 1st October 2009. The total floor area of the building is 33,311,100 sq.ft and consisting of 57 elevators and two subterranean level parking spaces.
10. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway
The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is located in Louisiana, United States. Lake Pontchartrain is 38.35 km in length. Opening in 1959. It is in the Guinness World Records as the largest bridge in the world over the water. The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is located in Louisiana, United States. Lake Pontchartrain is 38.35 km in length. The opening on 30th August 1956 with daily traffic of 43 thousand. It is in the Guinness World Records as the largest bridge in the world over the water. The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is located in Louisiana, United States. Lake Pontchartrain is 38.35 km in length. It got opened in 1959. It is in the Guinness World Records as the largest bridge in the world over the water.