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October 17, 2004:
I got lucky - between Friday and this morning, the 12th anchors have been added to the west approach side

Main Span

West Pylon: Note addition of 12th anchors on the approach side and building the 12th cable bundle on the channel side

East Pylon:

October 17, 2004:

West approach: Addition of the 12th anchors

west gap

East approach east gap

West Approach: click image to view anchor beams
East Approach: Adding the last 3 anchors to the approach pier

West approach looking west

West approach looking east

East approach looking west

East approach looking east

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