Demolition Begins For Old Tappan Zee Bridge


After spanning the Hudson River for six decades, a big chunk of the old Tappan Zee Bridge was toppled in a controlled blast Tuesday.

The east anchor span dropped shortly before 11 a.m. with a flash of fire as chains kept the wreckage above the water level.

The mangled steel will be recovered by marine salvage teams using chains that have been placed on the riverbed and removed by barge in the coming weeks.

Read more at The New York Post.



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