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Images from December 2004

The Canyon Bridge takes shape...

 


Nevada Interchange
(looking west)

View of the Nevada Interchange and associated ramps, including the Hoover Dam Interchange Bridge (Structure H-2699).

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Hoover Dam Canyon Bridge
(looking east)

Foreground: Edward Kraemer & Sons constructing
formwork for Abutment 1 of the Hoover Dam
Canyon Bridge (Structure H-2700).
Center: View of the completed Pier 1 of the Hoover Dam Canyon Bridge.
Background: View of the rock excavation and Abutment 2 location of the Hoover Dam Canyon Bridge.

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Hoover Dam Canyon Bridge
(looking west)

Edward Kraemer & Sons placing formwork and reinforcing steel for the construction of the Pier 2 columns at the Hoover Dam Canyon Bridge (Structure H-2700).

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Nevada Interchange
(looking northwest)

View of Nevada Interchange, associated ramps, Gold Strike Canyon access road, and the Hoover Dam Interchange Bridge (Structure H-2699).
Center: View of the completed double 8 x 5 box culvert and beginning of MSE Wall 2.

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Images from November 2004

Nevada Approach: Getting started on the Canyon Bridge & making progress on the Nevada Interchange...


Hoover Dam Canyon Bridge
(looking southwest)

Lower left: View of the completed Pier 1 bent cap of
the Hoover Dam Canyon Bridge (Structure H-2700).
Center: View of excavation of Abutment 1 for the Hoover Dam Canyon Bridge (Structure H-2700) and roadway alignment from US 93 Station 45+72 to Station 65+64.

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Lower Portal Access Road Overpass
(looking west)

Foreground: Edward Kraemer & Sons constructing
falsework for the construction of the Hoover Dam
Lower Portal Access Road Overpass
(Structure H-2701).
Background: KLB Construction placing embankment
fill from US 93 Station 85+00 to Station 94+76.

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Nevada Interchange/Hoover Dam Interchange Bridge

Looking to the West - A view of the Nevada
Interchange and associated ramps, including the
Hoover Dam Interchange Bridge (Structure H-2699).

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Hoover Dam Interchange Bridge

Looking Southeast at Edward Kraemer & Sons placing concrete for the stems/soffit on the Hoover Dam Interchange Bridge (Structure H-2699).

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Images from October 2004

Earthwork = 75% Complete and Structures = 30% Complete!


Looking to the South

Foreground: Completed abutment 1 of the Hoover Dam Lower Portal Access Road Overpass
(Structure H-2701).
Background: View of placed embankment fill from US 93 Station 85+00 to 94+76.

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Looking West.

View of Nevada Interchange and associated ramps, including the Hoover Dam Interchange Bridge
(Structure H-2699).

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View from abutment 1.

View of the completed deck of the Hoover Dam BOR Warehouse Old US 93 Overpass (Structure H-2702).

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Images from September 2004

Nevada Approach: Construction Continues...


Constructing Formwork

Edward Kraemer and Sons constructing formwork for the superstructure of the Hoover Dam Interchange Bridge (Structure H-2699).

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Constructing Abutment #1

View of the formwork for the construction of abutment 1of the Hoover Dam Lower Portal Access Road Overpass (Structure H-2701).

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Prepping for drilling

Yenter Companies personnel proportioning blasting agent in preparation of loading drilled blast holes.

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Hoover Dam BOR Warehouse Old US 93 Overpass (Structure H-2702)

Foreground: Constructed Section of bridge deck covered with cure blankets.
Background: Bidwell Paving machine in preparation of concrete placement for next deck segment.

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Stepped excavation

View of stepped excavation for the construction of Mechanically Stabilized Earth
(MSE) Wall No 4 from US 93 Station 165+85 to 170+20, 95' left of centerline.

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Images from August 2004

US 93 Lower Portal Access Road Overpass Taking Shape


Drilling at Station 72+00

Yenter Companies drilling blast holes
near US 93 Station 72+00.

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Wildlife Underpass

View of the newly constructed wildlife underpass structure at US 93 (station 28+60) prior to backfilling.

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Installing Rebar

Foreground: Reinforcing Steel being placed for construction of Abutment #1 of the Lower Portal Access Road Overpass.
Background: Embankment fill from US 93, Station 85+00 to 94+76.

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Images from July 2004

Taking Shape...the new alignment of US 93


10' x 5' Reinforced Concrete Box Culvert.

Inlet at US 93 Station 114+77 prior to
completion of backfilling operations.

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Aerial view of the proposed
Colorado River Bridge site.

Foreground: KLB Construction excavating for rock containment ditch from US 93 Station 177+00 to Station 170+00.
Background: Beginning of Arizona Approach roadway alignment at the canyon edge.

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Hoover Dam BOR Warehouse

Edward Kraemer & Sons crews stripping formwork from the Span 2  & 3 girders and constructing lost decking for Span 1 on the Hoover Dam BOR Warehouse Old US 93 Overpass (Structure H-2702).

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 View of alignment of the future Hoover Dam Canyon Bridge (Structure H-2700) from US 93, Station 65+88 to Station 70+51.

Bottom Right: KLB Construction excavating for the roadway alignment from US 93 Station 73+00 to 65+00.
Top Left:.  KLB Construction excavating blasted rock material near US 93, Station 72+00.

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View of the newly constructed US 93 alignment from beginning of the Project (Station 26+93) to Station 65+00.

Center Left: Edward Kraemer & Sons constructing Abutments 1 & 2 for the Hoover Dam Interchange Bridge (Structure H-2699).

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Images from June 2004

Embankment work on the Nevada Approach nearing completion.


Overall view of project.

Foreground: KLB Construction excavating and hauling blasted rock material from US 93
Station 62+00 and placing it to construct roadway embankment near Station 55+00.
Background: Yenter Companies drilling blast pattern for rock excavation from US 93
Station 72+00 to 73+50; right of centerline.

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Hoover Dam BOR Warehouse

Edward Kraemer & Sons crews stripping formwork from the girders of the Hoover Dam BOR Warehouse Old US 93 Overpass (Structure H-2702); Span 1..

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KLB Construction.

KLB Construction excavating blasted rock material near US93 Station 72+00 while a laborer applies water for dust suppression.  In the background, Yenter Companies positioning rock drills in preparation to drill out a blast pattern.

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Excavation and hauling continues

KLB Construction excavating and hauling blasted rock material from US 93 Station 174+00 and placing it to construct roadway embankment near Station 168+00. 

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Images from May 2004

Bridge abutments take shape while embankment work continues on US 93...


Looking Southwest - View 1

 


Looking Southwest - View 2

 


Foreground: The reinforcing steel cages of the drilled shaft at Abutment 1 of the Hoover Dam Interchange Bridge (Structure H-2699)
Background: KLB Construction placing excavated material to construct the roadway embankment from US 93 station 85+00 to 93+00.

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 Close-up of the steel cages at Abutment 1 of the Hoover Dam Interchange Bridge.

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View of the future US 93 alignment (looking northeast).

 Foreground: The reinforcing steel cages of the drilled shaft at Abutment 1 of the Hoover Dam Lower Portal Access Road Overpass (Structure H-2701)
Background: Edward Kraemer & Sons forming the superstructure of the Hoover Dam BOR Warehouse Old US 93 Overpass
(Structure H-2702).

 
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Looking Southeast

KLB Construction excavating and hauling blasted rock material from US 93 Station 174+00 and placing it to construct roadway embankment near Station 168+00.

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Images from April 2004

Structures on the Nevada Approach start to take shape.


Bottom: KLB Construction excavating and hauling blasted embankment material from US 93 (Stations 71+00 - 74+00)
Top: View of Hoover Dam Interchange area along with associated ramps adn the Double 8' x 5' reinforced concrete box culvert located in the Gold Strike Canyon access road at Station 17+76.

 
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Left Side: Case Foundation lifting and placing the reinforcing steel cage for drilled shaft S3, Abutment 1 for the Hoover Dam Interchange Bridge (Structure H-2699)

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View of completed double 8' x 5' reinforced concrete box culvert prior to backfilling.  Location: Gold Strike Canyon access road, Station 17+76.
 
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Edward Kraemer & Sons constructing formwork and placing reinforcing steel for the soffit and pier 1 diaphragm on the Hoover Dam BOR Warehouse Old US 93 Overpass Bridge (Structure H-2702).

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Images from March 2004

Progress on the Nevada Approach


Excavating blasted material for the construction of US 93 near Station 80+00.  Material is being hauled and placed to construct embankment from Station 87+00 to 93+00.
 

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KLB Construction hauling and placing
material to construct embankment from
US 93 Station 87+00 to 93+00.

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Right side of this picture shows KLB Construction constructing embankment for the traffic interchange from approximate US 93 Stations 35+00 to 50+00.
Left side of the picture shows Edward Kraemer & Sons setting formwork for the walls of the double 8' x 5' box culvert at Gold Strike Canyon access road Station 17+76.

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Installing 36" CMP for drainage system
at US 93 Station 80+40.
 

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Images from February 2004

 


This photo shows the temporary haul road and the embankment construction for the future US 93 alignment.  (Stations 75+00 - 94+50)

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Station 79+00 to Station 94+50 of the temporary haul road.  This view also shows construction of Abutment 1 of the Hoover Dam BOR Warehouse Old US 93 Overpass (Structure H-2702) at US 93.  (Station 103+63.73)

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View of the proposed Colorado River Bridge alignment, taken from US 93, Station 177+50.  This view is looking from Abutment 1 on the Nevada side to Abutment 2 on the Arizona.

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View of the future US 93 alignment, from Station 72+00. 

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Images from January 2004


Embankment construction on the Mainline
Station 42+50 - Station 50+00
(Looking East)

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Images November 2003

Pre-construction on the Nevada Approach


TIOP
(Looking back on line)

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Beginning of Project
(Looking ahead on line)

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Gold Strike Canyon, MSE #1 & #2

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