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Monument of the Millennium

Winning of the [Monument of the Millennium] (2001)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) selected Kansai International Airport in 2001 as one of the 10 civil engineering achievements with the greatest positive impact on life in the 20th century. ASCE selected one project to represent each of the ten greatest achievements in the world including Dams, Roads, Skyscrapers, Airports, and others. KIX won the award in the Airport Design and Development category. KIX is the first airport located offshore. ASCE comprehensively evaluated not only the technical aspect of the airport construction, but also environmental aspects and the social contribution of KIX.

Memorial plate of Monument of the Millennium awarded from ASCE
Memorial plate of Monument of the Millennium awarded from ASCE
List of the Award Winners
1. Water Transportation The Panama Canal
2. Airport Design And Development Kansai International Airport
3. Rail Transportation Eurotunnel Rail System
4. Dams Hoover Dam
5. Road The Interstate Highway System
6. Long-Span Bridges Golden Gate Bridge
7. Skyscrapers The Empire State Building
8. Wastewater Treatment Chicago Wastewater System
9. Water Supply and Distribution The California Water Project
10. Sanitary Landfills/Solid Waste Disposal To be determined.
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