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Last Piece of First Arch Placed at Dallas Bridge (Video)

The final segment of the first of two steel arches of the Margaret McDermott Bridge was raised into place alongside the eastbound lanes of I-30.

August 25, 2015

Missing segment of one arch of the Margaret McDermott Bridge

 

 

The final segment of the first of two steel arches of the Margaret McDermott Bridge was raised into place alongside the eastbound lanes of I-30, reports NBCDFW.

The process took several hours position the piece into place. Each arch is comprised of 78 segments, some of which are 60-feet-long, according to NBCDFW

 

 

The project costs $113 million and is part of the Dallas Horseshoe Project, a large-scale upgrade of I-30 and I-35E near downtown Dallas. When competed, the arches will stand 328 feet tall and stretch 1,311 feet.

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