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October 15, 2004:
The weather was perfect today so I decided to make photos ahead of my usual Sunday schedule. I got lucky. Today the west end of the west platform is waiting to be extended to the 12th anchor. Sunday, surprise, the 12th anchor was in place (see above)

Main Span

West Pylon

East Pylon

October 15, 2004:

West approach:

west gap

East approach east gap

West Approach: Only 3 weeks til the gap is closed
East Approach:

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