I didn't claim to be Nostradamus but after walking the bypass bridge during the grand opening ceremony, I did predict this would be happening. They made it so easy to jump. LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada transportation officials are considering ways to curb suicides at the Hoover Dam bypass bridge after a fourth person plunged from the bridge walkway to the Colorado River. Full story here: http://www.rgj.com/viewart/20120727/NEWS/307270046/Hoover-Dam-bridge-suicides-spurring-NDOT-review On the right is the pedestrian walkway and you can see the railing on the right is not that high. This was the day before the bridge opened. The left side is the actual highway that people were allowed to walk on that day. Just ahead, there is a parking lot, so you can park your car, walk to the center of the bridge and jump.