viaduct viaduct  /ˈvaɪ ə dəkt/


  • (n) bridge consisting of a series of arches supported by piers used to carry a road (or railroad) over a valley


  1. Instead they killed him under the viaduct.
  2. When he was found dead in a bloody mud puddle under a railway viaduct three days later, an entire city shuddered and clutched its children and looked for lessons.
  3. They lost part of it when an iron railway viaduct was strung across the Laguna Venetia in 1846.


  1. Sioux City officials are in the beginning stages of construction

    The days of getting stuck by a train in the center of Sioux City could be numbered. Officials are in the beginning stages of planning construction of a viaduct at 18th street, similar to the Outer Drive bridge that opened in 2010.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KTIV Sioux City

  2. Sioux City Council eyes federal grant to fund $19.8 million viaduct

    SIOUX CITY | The City Council on Monday approved applying for a $13.8 million federal grant to build a viaduct over busy railroad tracks off Floyd Boulevard. The project has been in the works for 11 years.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sioux City Journal

  3. LED lights illuminate the 18th Street Railroad Viaduct

    Birmingham's 18th Street Railroad Viaduct will unveil LightRails: An Artistic Lighting Installation on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at 8pm.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Alabama's 13

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  1. "Perhaps the mayor is trying to deflect public attention from his outrageous failures as a leader, from losing a professional basketball franchise to being unable to replace the aging Viaduct, and finally being forced to flip-flop on such a simple...
    on Jan 2, 2009 By: Alan Gottlieb Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "Given what we know today, the state cannot support the city's proposal to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct with a hybrid tunnel project," said Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen, D-Camano Island, chair of the Senate Transportation Committee. "It makes...
    on Feb 13, 2007 By: Mary Margaret Haugen Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. M Chirac said: "The Millau viaduct takes its place among our most shining works of civil engineering. It brilliantly embodies the verve of our research and technology. It is a magnificent example, in the long and great French tradition, of audacious...
    on Dec 14, 2004 By: Jacques Chirac Source: Times Online

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