Othmar Ammann

Civil engineer, Engineer

1879 – 1965

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Who was Othmar Ammann?

Othmar Hermann Ammann was a Swiss-American structural engineer whose designs include the George Washington Bridge, Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and Bayonne Bridge. He also directed the planning and construction of New York City's Lincoln Tunnel.

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Born
Mar 26, 1879
Schaffhausen
Religion
  • Protestantism
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Switzerland
Profession
Education
  • ETH Zurich
Employment
  • Ammann & Whitney
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • MTA Bridges and Tunnels
  • Gustav Lindenthal
    ( - 1914)
  • Gustav Lindenthal
    (1918 - 1925)
Died
Sep 22, 1965
Rye

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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