Building Blocks – The Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge

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Hover Dam Bridge Bypass Design - Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images
Building blocks over the Hoover Dam

The Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge constructed to divert traffic from the Hoover Dam has been described by many as one of the most spectacular concrete arch bridge ever built. The photo captures the spirit of the statement.

The project has not gone without controversy or incident. However, from a purely visual design perspective, which is greatly intensified the backdrop, it’s hard to argue that it’s not an absolutely amazing feat of engineering and design.

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