Concerns Over Unstable Tappan Zee Bridge Push Back Opening of New NY Bridge's Second Span

Yaquina bridge

Terry Towle , the chief executive officer of Tappan Zee Constructors, the contractor tasked with dismantling the old steel span, said the decision to halt the lane switch was made "out of an abundance of caution."

October 2, 2018
The New York Daily News - Engineering News-Record

Sept. 08 --Big bridge, big scissors, big problems.
A day after an elaborate ribbon-cutting ceremony, the grand opening of the second span of the new Gov. Mario M. Cuomo bridge was postponed over concerns that the remains of the "destabilized" and "dangerous" Tappan Zee Bridge could collapse.

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