Grand Canyon Skywalk
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Believe it or Not !
The Glass Bridge Construction of the Skywalk began March of 2004
estimated to be completed by 4th quarter of 2006.
Glass Bridge will be suspended 4,000 feet above the Colorado River
very edge of the Grand Canyon. On May 2005, the final test was
and the stucture passed engineering requirements by 400 percent,
it to withstand the weight of 71 fully loaded Boeing 747 airplanes
that 71 million pounds)
The bridge will be able to sustain winds in excess of 100 miles
from 8 different directions, as well as an 8.0 magnitude earthquake
within 50 miles. More than one million pounds of steel will go into
construction of the Grand Canyon sky walk..................
GREAT THINGS ARE DONE WHEN MEN AND MOUNTAINS MEET,
THIS IS NOT ACHEIVED BY JOSTLING IN THE STREET................
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