Construction Gallery - Las Vegas,
August 22, 2002 photographs courtesy of Karl Buiter.
Entire "L04" Paradise Road section of straight beams went into place on three Sundays. Wood forms will of course be removed when all beams are cemented together. This view is looking north from Chamber of Commerce. It's now been just over a year since the groundbreaking, amazing progress in that short amount of time!
Looking south at same section. This crossover leads the track to the Convention Center Station.
Looking south from the north end of the system, the Sahara Resort Station construction.
The pylons to the left are in place for the next system expansion, a three-mile run to downtown. To the right is the spur line to the OMSF (Operations Maintenance & Storage Facility). Say, what's that metal stuff attached to the side of the beam?
First section of emergency walkway on the spur to the OMSF.
The OMSF spur line, now with emergency walkway attached.
The OMSF grows. To the right is the switch platform.
Previous Las Vegas construction pictures:
August 5, 2002
July 10-12, 2002
June 27, 2002
June 7-18, 2002.
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
photographs copyright the Monorail Society
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