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Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge

General Information

Original name: Hoover Dam Bypass-Colorado River Bridge
Other name(s): Hoover Dam Bypass-Colorado River Bridge
Beginning of works: 2005
Completion: 2010
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Concrete bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Colorado River
Carries:
  • U.S. Route 93
Part of:
Carries: Hoover Dam Bypass (2007)
Near: Hoover Dam (1936)
Coordinates: 36° 0' 45.00" N    114° 44' 30.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

rise 84.5 m
total length 579 m
arch span 323 m

Materials

deck steel
arch concrete

Chronology

End of November 2004

Expected beginning of construction of the bridge over the Colorado River.

September 2006

The high-line system collapses due to high winds, causing significant delays in construction as the opening date is moved from 2008 to 2010.

20 October 2010

Opened to traffic.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20006025
  • Date created
    06/10/2002
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016