New Tappan Zee Bridge viewing platform open

For the second time in less than a week, Bill and Ellen Zimkin on Friday made their way to a Tarrytown's Scenic Hudson RiverWalk Park for unobstructed views of the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

News 12 Staff

Nov 8, 2014, 3:53 AM

Updated 3,537 days ago

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For the second time in less than a week, Bill and Ellen Zimkin on Friday made their way to a Tarrytown's Scenic Hudson RiverWalk Park for unobstructed views of the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.
There is also the stone Pilla Landing, which now has view finders and informational panels because of a $50,000 state grant. The viewing platform is an old landing that was dedicated to two former Tarrytown mayors in 1999. The town has repurposed the area to give residents a close-up view of progress on the new span.
"You get a great view of that crane," says Bill Zimkin. "It's just incredible that they could put something together like that. It's nice to see the county and the river."
The Rockland County viewing platform is expected to be completed soon at Memorial Park in Nyack.
For residents who don't want to venture to either site, progress on the bridge can be tracked online via cameras.


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