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Near Boulder City in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge

 
 
Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 30, 2011
1. Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription. May all who cross the canyon on this memorial bridge travel their life journeys with the strength and inspiration found in the high ideals and heroic deeds of these brave humble men.

In Memory of these men of heroic sprit who overcame adversity throughout their life journeys to help people along the way and inspire those yet to come, grateful Americans respectfully dedicate this monumental bridge. 14 October 2010

Mike O'Callaghan 1929 – 2004
SGT ISMC – CPL USAF – Governor of Nevada
Donal Neil "Mike" O'Callaghan was a devoted family man who honored God and country in lifelong service to the public. He practiced high standards of conduct respect and diligence in his civic work to improve life for ordinary people.

Pat Tillman 1976 – 2004
Football athlete - #42 ASU - #40 AZ Cardinals – CPL USA
Patrick Daniel "Pat" Tillman was a loved son, brother, husband and loyal friend who was willing to sacrifice fame, fortune and his own life for his ideals. His family, friends, fans and nation lost Pat in military service to his country and his brothers-in-arms.
 
Erected 2010.
 
Location. 36° 0.855′ N, 114° 44.676′ 
Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 30, 2011
2. Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge Marker
W. Marker is near Boulder City, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 93 at milepost 0. Click for map. Marker cannot be seen from the highway. Marker is at the west end of the walkway. A parking lot and walking trail leads up to the pedestrian walkway on the bridge. Exit US-93 at exit 2 and follow the Hoover Dam Access Road 0.3 miles to the parking lot. The original roadway across the top of dam is closed to trucks and through traffic. Marker is in this post office area: Boulder City NV 89005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. High Scaler (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil Engineering Monument of the Millennium (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hoover Dam and Lake Mead (approx. 0.4 miles away); They Died to Make the Desert Bloom (approx. 0.4 miles away); They Laboured that Millions might see a Brighter Day (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Elwood Mead (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Dr. Elwood Mead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hoover Dam (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boulder City.
 
Also see . . .  Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. The Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, the key component to the Hoover Dam Bypass project, was the first concrete-steel composite arch bridge built in the United
Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 30, 2011
3. Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge Marker
View east on pedestrian walkway.
States, and it incorporates the longest concrete arch bridge in the Western Hemisphere. (Submitted on September 4, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
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Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 30, 2011
4. Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge Marker
View west from pedestrian walkway.
Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 21, 2009
5. Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
View from old highway 93 during construction.
Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 17, 2009
6. Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
View from old highway 93 during construction.
Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2010
7. Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
Hoover Dam image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 30, 2011
8. Hoover Dam
View from the Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge pedestrian walkway.
Interpretive Plaza for bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 30, 2011
9. Interpretive Plaza for bridge
There are several of these interpretive plazas along the walking trail that leads to the Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge.
Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, November 26, 2010
10. Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
A view of the bridge from the Hoover Dam Visitor Center.
Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, November 26, 2010
11. Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
 
 
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