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As seen from the Aquarium
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June 22, 2004: 6:00 pm
As you saw above - we were absent for 2 weeks. Here is a late update of the bridge, the central section and the west and east pylons. The big news is that over the past 2 weeks, the 5th set of cables were set on the west pylon and the 4th set of cables were set on the east pylon.

Main Span

West Pylon
East Pylon

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