The Hoover Bypass

The Hoover Dam, Outside of Las Vegas NV

March 21, 2007 3:00 PM

I am in awe of this structure.  To build a bridge across the depths of this canyon is mind boggling.  I have a hard enough time building a simple bridge with legos.  My place is behind the lens to capture these engineering feats.  My respect goes to the men and women involved in the creation of this amazing bridge.

When this picture was taken in 2007, the pillars to the upper left-hand corner were in place.  When we flew over the dam a couple of months ago, it looked almost complete.  According to the internet, they claim they are ahead of schedule and the 2010 fall opening maybe sooner than expected.