Tappan Zee to be blown up
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    Itís due.

    As I understand it the bridge was built with a weaker steel than otherwise might have been used for such a structure, due to the shortage of steel during the early 50ís, a result of the Korean War. It was intended to last 50 years and went near 62.

    The state got lucky getting the new bridge up and running.

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    Memories.

    I'm not from the area, and have been "stuck" on the Tappan Zee in the past, but it had always been a "landmark" in my travels further east.

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    The new bridge is much nicer looking than the old. More graceful looking, less like an erector set.

    Has a bike lane on it as well, due to open this summer. Gonna be cool to ride that.
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