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      Introducing TST "Clubs!"   08/28/2017

      No, we're not getting into the equipment business, but we do have "clubs" here on TST now. Groups. Check them out here:
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I took this snapshot July 14 on a rainy day as I was passing through to Connecticut. 

They should keep it Tappan Zee!! 

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I just drove on the Tap on Sunday. The one span can't open until they tear down part of the old bridge it looks like.

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It'll open today or tomorrow, I forget. It looks great at night. Too bad about the boondoggle of a budget among other things.

 

 

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4 hours ago, boogielicious said:

We drove over the old one in May. It was sketchy. 

It's been sketchy for more than a decade. This project was long overdue.

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Yeah, was way past due date, not built for the capacity and weight it currently, well, used to support. Let's wait for the last minute to fix it when it'll cost the most stratagem. Sigh.

 

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The old bridge was in bad shape. I hated driving over the large steel plate "patches" when they were wet. I haven't been over the new section yet but, it'll still be the Tappan Zee to me. It'll be hard to call it something else after knowing it as the TZ Bridge for 5+ decades. 

I wonder what my EZPass bill will call it... MCB?..Cuomo? Mario? Super Mario?  LOL

Oh, and I love the fact that they pulled out the toll booths and one doesn't have to jockey around / slow down for the EZPass / pay toll lanes, etc. 

 

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