Time-Lapse Video Captures New Tappan Zee Bridge Construction

(Photo: New York State Thruway Authority) 

Watch as New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge replacement (officially renamed the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge) takes shape in this new time-lapse video, covering four years of construction in just two minutes and the opening of its first span to traffic in August.

The three-mile-long, twin-span steel crossing, which is on track to open next year and on budget at $3.98 billion, is one of the largest active bridge projects in the nation and a testament to the work and capabilities of America’s steel fabricators and constructors. Read more about the project in our previous news post.