Grand Canyon Skywalk – Would U walk on this?

If you would like to work on the sky – as the name impels. Hell J just visit to “The Grand Canyon Skywalk”, one of the most attractive tourist gathering place over the Colorado River on the edge of the Grand Canyon (Grand Canyon West) at Arizona, United states.

Commissioned and owned by the Hualapai Indian tribe, it was unveiled March 20, 2007, and opened to the general public on March 28, 2007.

Juts about 70 feet into the canyon, 4000 ft above Colorado River

Designed to hold 72 million pounds, withstand an 8.0 magnitude earthquake 50 miles away, and withstand winds in excess of 100 mph

Built with more than a million pounds of steel beams, and includes dampeners that minimize the structure’s vibration

Can you find out, this kind of vision from any place where you been!!

Will accommodate 120 people comfortably (how comfortable would you be?)

took 9 000 000 pounds of steel to be strong enough to hold people

people have to put on special yellow slippers as to not smudge the glass floor,
Try to be there and enjoy the match of nature against the technology! Wot a design, well done Civil Engineers!!
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2 Comments

  1. Dee said,

    March 4, 2009 at 4:49 am

    I’d do it. I’d be scared out of my socks! but I’d do it.

  2. chapa silva said,

    May 2, 2009 at 2:32 pm

    I am proud to be a human


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