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Tower construction could start next month on New York's Tappan Zee Bridge


TARRYTOWN, New York — Construction of eight 42-story-tall towers could start next month on New York's Tappan Zee (TAP'-uhn zee) Bridge.

The Journal News ( ) says work is wrapping up on two giant concrete islands. Each will serve as the foundation for four towers.

Construction work abounds throughout the 3-mile, crane-filled section of the Hudson River between Westchester and Rockland counties.

The first crossing is scheduled to open to traffic in December 2016.

Information from: The Journal News,

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