TV Episodes Full List of Extreme Engineering Episodes

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Below is a complete Extreme Engineering episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Extreme Engineering episodes are listed along with the Extreme Engineering episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Extreme Engineering episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. This list contains items like “Dubai's Ski Resort” and “Hong Kong's Cable Car.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Extreme Engineering episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

Transatlantic Tunnel Apr 16 2003 - The concept of building a tunnel across the Atlantic Ocean is talked about. It talks about the problems involved, and how it might someday be possible. At the end it examines the concept of a ...more

Holland's Barriers to the Sea May 21 2003 - Dutch engineers must overcome rising waters in the North Sea to protect their land.

City in a Pyramid Apr 23 2003 - This episode features Shimizu's Pyramid City, which would include dozens of 100-story skyscrapers with more than a million workers as part of a giant pyramid on the sea to provide more living ...more

Tunneling Under the Alps May 07 2003 - A tunnel over 35 miles long is to be dug under the Swiss Alps to redirect Europe's traffic. This $7 billion project will take 6 years to complete with man and machine fighting the mountains

Widening the Panama Canal Jun 04 2003 - A documentary looking at plans to update the Panama Canal. This magnificent waterway cuts through 50 miles of tropical jungle, allowing ships to travel easily from the Atlantic to the Pacific. ...more

Building Hong Kong's Airport May 14 2003 - Hong Kong has outgrown its small airport and quickly needed a new one in order to maintain its high traffic flow. The only place to put this new world class airport... 16 miles out in the ocean. ...more

Subways in America Apr 15 2003 - This episode explores the current New York City subway and the plans for renovation. Also the World Trade Center Station post 9/11 and its hasty repair.

Bridging the Bering Strait Apr 30 2003 - Imagine driving across a bridge near the North Pole, or going from New York to London in just an hour through a tunnel under the Atlantic Ocean. These are just some of the awe-inspiring projects ...more

Tokyo's Sky City Apr 13 2003 - It examines the concept of constructing a giant tower in Japan that wouldn't be a just a building, but a public city in the sky. At the end it talks about what a fire in the building would be ...more

Boston's Big Dig May 28 2003 - Boston's new transport system, which features a multi-lane underground highway and the world's widest cable-stayed bridge

Millau Viaduct Jan 01 2007 - Connecting the bustling port city of Charleston and Mount Pleasant in South Carolina, the Cooper River Bridge will be the longest cable-stay bridge in America. Spanning 490 metres across a busy ...more

Venice Flood Gates Jul 14 2004 - The Turning Torso is the world's largest residential structure, rising 190 meters above Malmö, Sweden.

Cooper River Bridge Oct 05 2004 - Fifty years after the idea of harnessing the frightening force of Iceland’s glacial rivers was first conceived, the vision is about to be realised. Around 200 miles northeast of the capital, ...more

Oakland Bay Bridge Jul 28 2004 - Covers the docking of a container ship at Long Beach (California) and the operation of the water front docks, where several thousand containers need to be unloaded and loaded in 48 hours. Also ...more

Off-shore Oil Platforms Jan 01 2007 - In northern Minnesota, the operators of the world's largest open-pit iron mine commission the construction of a $10 million custom-built super-shovel in the hopes of making excavation more

Iceland Tunnels Sep 01 2004 - Imagine driving across a bridge near the North Pole, or going from New York to London in just an hour through a tunnel under the Atlantic Ocean. These are just some of the awe-inspiring projects ...more

Container Ships Jan 01 2007 - Venice floodgates Fact file When built: Started 2003, completion due 2010 Height: 30m Weight: 300 tons each Timescale: Seven years Construction material: Steel Number of barriers: 79 Capacity: ...more

Excavators Nov 22 2004 - This episode examines the quest to build the world's highest bridge as part of a major highway connecting Paris with Italy and Spain.

Turning Torso Jul 07 2004 - Engineers redesign oil platforms to withstand the harsh weather conditions in the Gulf of Mexico.

Woodrow Wilson Bridge Nov 09 2005 - The 40-year-old Woodrow Wilson Bridge is being replaced by a new span crossing the Potomac River between Maryland and Virginia, just south of Washington, D.C.

Gotthard Tunnel Jan 01 2006 - The Gotthard Base Tunnel underneath the Swiss Alps will be the world's longest rail tunnel upon completion in 2015.

Dubai's Ski Resort Jan 21 2006 - How do you make your mall stand out? By building one of the world's largest indoor ski resorts--in the deserts of Dubai! Ski Dubai features snow-making machines and slopes ranging in difficulty ...more

The Snohvit Arctic Gas Processing Platform Oct 19 2005 - Europe's first liquefied natural gas plant sits on a floating platform. The platform was transported by ship from southern Spain to the coast of Norway.

The El Cajon Dam Nov 10 2005 - The dam, which is the largest ongoing construction project in Latin America, is designed to rise 186 meters above the Rio Grande de Santiago river in Mexico. Upon completion, it will provide for ...more

Hong Kong's Cable Car Dec 02 2004 - Engineers are building the Ngong Ping 360, the world's longest detachable cable car system, on Hong Kong's mountainous Lantau Island, spanning the South China Sea.

Super Stadium Feb 19 2006 -

Biggest Warship May 31 2006 - The series looks at the construction of the supercarrier USS George H.W. Bush.

Super Stadium Feb 19 2006 - The series takes a look at the construction of the new stadium for the NFL's Arizona Cardinals. The state-of-the-art structure is scheduled to be completed in August 2006. It will feature North ...more

Big Easy Rebuild Jul 05 2006 - This episode takes a look at the emergency repairs implemented in order to help the city of New Orleans recover from the disastrous flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina in late August 2005. ...more

Space Tower Jul 12 2006 - The 700-ft.-high Torre del Espacio (Space Tower) will be the tallest skyscraper in Spain upon completion. In this episode, the cameras film the week-long struggle to repair one level of the

Mega Tunnel Mar 08 2006 - A 3-mile toll road is built on a 20-foot-high storm drain in Kuala Lumpur.

Sakhalin Oil & Ice Jun 28 2006 - One of the world's largest construction projects is located on a remote island off the eastern coast of Russia where the Russians are spending billions of dollars to construct the Sakhalin oil ...more

South Ferry Subway Station Oct 11 2006 - The South Ferry Terminal subway station is the first new subway station in New York City since the early 1900s.

Hallandsas Ridge Tunnel: Sweden Nov 15 2006 - The Hallandsas Ridge Tunnel Project, the world's most complicated tunneling project, is designed to remove a major bottleneck on the Gothenburg (Göteborg)-Malmo West Coast Line in Sweden. ...more

California Academy of Sciences Nov 08 2006 - The California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, has won acclaim for an environmentally friendly design that features the use of recycled and renewable materials. ...more

JFK: JetBlue Terminal Oct 25 2006 - The original 1962 TWA Terminal (Terminal 5) at New York's JFK International Airport is remodeled for JetBlue Airlines. The 26 gates of the new low-profile structure will be able to handle 20 ...more

World's Biggest Arch Bridge Oct 18 2006 - The Hoover Dam Bypass Project aims to remove traffic congestion along U.S. Highway 93 at the Colorado River crossing. A new arch bridge will span the river near Hoover Dam.

Stonecutters Bridge: Hong Kong Nov 01 2006 - Suspended above one of the world's busiest waterways, the Stonecutters Bridge in Hong Kong will set a new record for the longest cable-stayed span, over a kilometer in length.

Hurricane Proof Homes Nov 27 2007 -

Floating City Sep 04 2007 - MS Independence of the Seas

High Risk Tower Sep 18 2007 - Building a Trump's Tower in Chicago

Mountain of Steel Oct 03 2007 - City of Culture of Galicia

Coaster Build Off Nov 20 2007 -

Biggest Casino Sep 11 2007 - Construction of hotel casino The Palazzo in Las Vegas

Building a Destroyer Oct 16 2007 -

World's Tallest Skyscraper Nov 06 2007 -

Fault Zone Tunnel Oct 23 2007 -

Battle Machines Nov 13 2007 - Danny Forster heads to Anniston Army Depot to re-assemble an Abrams tank. He also helps build components of this fighting machine and tests it on the firing range.

Turbo-Charged Boats Sep 25 2007 - Rebuilding and practice test of an offshore racing boat

Deepest Tunnel Oct 17 2007 -