Construction Gallery - Las Vegas,
June 7-18, 2002 images courtesy of Carter & Burgess, Inc. of Nevada.
Tall columns for grade on south side of Convention Center pedestrian bridge crossing. Picture was taken from where Convention Center station will straddle Desert Inn Road
Columns going up quickly in center of Paradise Road south of Convention Center Station. Construction moving along quickly here to minimize disruption to Paradise Road traffic.
Column rebar for parking lot of Chamber of Commerce. How many parking spaces do you think would be lost if this was grade level light rail?
At the beam yard, the first of several straddle bents is ready. This 7' high, 100' wide beam will support track as it transitions to center of Paradise Road. Insert image shows where beams will be attached to bent.
Previous Las Vegas construction pictures:
Late May 2002.
April May, 2002, tall columns.
May 3, 2002, beam manufacturing continues.
March 26, 2002, first dual-guideway beams up.
March 22-24, 2002, first look at t-supports.
January 16-17, 2002, first beam lifted into place.
January 2-3, 2002, columns and rebar.
December 2001 beam yard images.
October 2001 first pylons and track.
August 2001 ground breaking images
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