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Facts about Hoover Dam

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On March 4, 1947, California Congressman Jack Anderson submitted House Resolution 140 to "restore" the name Hoover Dam.

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A Congressional Act of February 14, 1931, made the name "Hoover Dam" official.

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The hardhat was invented, and first used, by the construction workers of the Hoover Dam.

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The Hoover Dam also serves as a crossing for U.S. Route 93.

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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981, Hoover Dam was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1985.

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Hoover Dam today is considered one of the finest examples of Art Deco anywhere in the world.

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Hoover Dam is a concrete gravity-arch dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between Arizona and Nevada.

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The section of U.S. Route 93 that approaches and crosses Hoover Dam is woefully inadequate for the increased vehicle traffic of today.

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