Near Boulder City in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
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.
Location. 36° 0.855′ N, 114° 44.676′ Touch 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. Heroes of Hoover (approx. 0.2 miles away); High Scaler (approx. ¼ mile away); The Dog Who Owned a Dam (approx. ¼ mile away); The Hoover Dam Construction Mascot (approx. ¼ mile 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). Touch for a list and map 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 States, (Submitted on September 4, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,142 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 4, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 10, 11. submitted on March 1, 2013, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.