Next to it you can see the old deck, and if you look really closely you'll see that the railing on it is literally crumbling apart:
So, it's finished! We can have the inspector come and check it out now!
(We do eventually want to put fascia on the front sides of the stairs, but structurally, we're finished, so this isn't a priority)
In other news, I may have a heart attack from the amount of caffeine I have ingested so far this morning. Just a heads up.