May 25, 2017

The Skywalk at the Grand Canyon Turns 10!

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the majestic Grand Canyon Skywalk, a structure that Giroux Glass proudly worked on and which opened to the public on March 28, 2007. The horizontal cantilever bridge juts out over the west side of the Grand Canyon in Arizona in a curved U-shape that gives visitors a sweeping view of the canyon below. Pedestrians can walk 70 feet out past the cliff’s edge and stand 4,000 feet above the Colorado River. The Skywalk contains 46 custom-built glass panels that are almost three inches thick and weigh a total of 83,000 pounds. They contain [...]