The Hoover Dam was built in the early 30s during the Great Depression and destroyed and rebuilt in Superman: The Movie. But enough history.
Pictures of the dam are usually from the lower side, but these are the giant intakes on the Lake Mead side.
After years of unlimited traffic driving over the dam with massive security backups since 9/11, the bypass bridge was completed in 2010. Phil, Ron, and Donna posed for me in front of the new bridge.
The wind caught Ron's hat and blew it over the edge. We couldn't believe he went after it. Yikes!
The view of the Black Canyon below the dam is impressive.
Although the sides of the bridge are too high to see anything while driving across, there is a walkway for pedestrians. Cool!
The seal in the walkway marks the state line between Nevada and Arizona.
After our excursion, we indulged in a late breakfast, or, in Diana's case, dessert.