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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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Erecting Steel
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September 12, 2004: The Disappearing Gap (in the fog)

A rather foggy overview of the mainspan and approaches

Final 3 cable anchors on the west pier, the 2nd set of hurricane anchors on the west platform, building the east pier cap, and 10th set of cable anchors.

Now there are two sets of hurricane anchors. The new cables do not appear to have been tensioned (yet).

Work on the final east pier: Building the cap

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