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As seen from the Aquarium
East Bay on ramp
The Last Shark Fin
Closing the main span gap
Paving the bridge
The last stay cable
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May 27 2005:The East Bay ramp is joined with the Meeting Street Ramp

Looking north (left) and south (right)

Looking from East Bay - it is mostly over - Bicycle fence is almost complete.

Here you can see the divergence from East Bay onto the on ramp as well as the bicycle lane.

From the Meeting Street on ramp. Lane markers are painted

Looking from the main west approach. Lane markers are in place.

A digital sketch of the approach view - what feature is absent?

The west backspan. You can see Wednesday night's pavement curing (right).

A view from the Seabreeze Marina

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