Extreme Engineering 2003 | TV Show Watchlist
Examining construction projects of a grand scale, including buildings and mass-transit systems.
Premiered: April 13, 2003
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Snohvit is Europe's first Liquefied Natural Gas plant being built in the port of Cadiz in Spain. It's the first time a natural gas treatment plant has been built so far away from where it's being installed, the icy Arctic Circle which will be its home.
America runs on oil. One-third of that oil gets pumped from wells drilled in the Gulf of Mexico. Follow the dangerous construction of the real workhorses of America's offshore drilling industry- the massive and mobile contraptions known as jack-up rigs
In a remote corner of France, traffic between the south of France and Paris and the north have run into huge bottlenecks. Designers and engineers are working to open the region by building a bridge to leap across the 1.3-mile wide gorge.
Charleston, South Carolina, is the construction site of the longest cable-stay bridge in America. Its signature 500-foot, diamond-shaped towers and ribbon-thin, eight-lane road surface will ensure its place among the world's most stunning structures.
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- Premiered: April 13, 2003
- Rating: TV-G
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- Premise: Examining construction projects of a grand scale, including buildings and mass-transit systems. (more)