Mike O’Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge.

 

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When you visit Las Vegas and want to know more, Apart from the famous casinos, only 42 miles southeast of Las Vegas on the US93 road you'll find this magnificent piece of engineering which was inaugurated in the 2010 coinciding with the anniversary 75 Hoover Dam.

This arched bridge was built on the Colorado River a few feet of the famous Hoover Dam, connecting the States of Nevada and Arizona.

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This great work, It is the first bridge of concrete and steel built in United States, and the concrete arch bridge more high of the world.

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From the bridge you can see dam Hoover who is another impressive never-before-built structure concrete.

Hoover Dam view from the bridge.

Hoover Dam seen from the bridge.

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Mike O’Callaghan- Pat Tillman is the name given to the bridge in honor of the memory of Mike O'Callaghan who was Governor of Nevada in 1971-1979 and Pat Tillman, Player of American football that left his career in the Arizona Cardinals for at list in the United States Army and died on a mission in Afghanistan.

 

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