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November 9, 2017

Dismantling starts on Tappan Zee Bridge

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The dismantling of the old Tappan Zee Bridge in New York has begun, with crews removing large sections of steel from the 61-year-old span.

The Journal News reports a massive floating crane capable of lifting nearly 2,000 tons at once has removed a 235-foot-long section near the Westchester County shore. Concrete deck panels have been removed from the old bridge and the abutment on the Rockland County side has been demolished.

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