Hoover dam bypass construction Photos
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Hoover dam bypass construction Photos
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Hoover dam bypass construction Photos

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Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada. It was constructed between 1931 and 1936. The link below you will get some construction photos.

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Men Build too many walls not enough bridges.
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Wow...that crane system is crazy...the stain must have been huge over that distance! Do you know how they were restrained?
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I am not quite sure, the temporary cables must be anchored to the ground as like any suspension bridge. This illustration shows the construction system.

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You can go to Hoover dam bypass site
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You can see photos, project and even a webcam to see the bridge....

You can see a presentation of the project here
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I've shared Ty Lin preliminary design of that bridge here
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