Olympus SP-570 UZ Photo #41 Calatrava Bridge with Downtown Dallas 1, 01-31-11

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The Calatrava Bridge bathed in a white and dark blue stripe on the night of 1-31-11 to honor the NFC since Dallas is the SuperBowl XLV headquarters for the NFC Conference. A portion of the Downtown Dallas cityscape is seen in the image. I shot this image from the Belmont Hotel in Oak Cliff on the west side of Downtown around 7:00pm in a very heavy mist. The curved dome top of Downtown's American Airllines Center is also bathed in blue light and can be seen in the image to the left of the Calatrava Bridge. The 400 foot tall, $165 million dollar Calatrava Bridge, along with the extension of Woodall Rodgers Expressway from Downtown Dallas into West Dallas/Oak Cliff, are still under construction with completion expected in late 2011. Magnificent suspension wires will stretch in both directions of the arch in a very "Golden Gate Bridge" like manner once completed. The bridge will be permanently illuminated at night. In retrospect a decade from now, the Calatrava Bridge a...

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f/4.4
1/2 s
38 mm
400 ISO
875x500px