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January 15, 2005
Last cable bundle on the west platform, channel side finished. 15th cable bundle on the east platform, approach side completed.

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West Pylon

East Pylon

January 15, 2005:

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East Approach

West Approach:
East Approach:

Note the cable bundle on the second of the triple anchors on the last edge girder.

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