Like Night and Day

It’s a done deal: No more Ramp E. Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) is using the surrounding area for storage and staging, so less construction traffic in the area. While the ramp isn’t visible from Upper Grandview, yesterday morning’s amazing sky is via the EarthCam® construction camera:

view from Upper Grandview Wednesday morning

Continued work includes permanent pile driving, and excavation and prep work for permanent sound barriers installation in the area south of Exit 10. Here’s the same view last night; notice the beam of light, like an eery shadow, one of many dichotomies:

view from Upper Grandview Wednesday at 9 pm

This time last year, Thruway Authority Board Chairman Howard P. Milstein said a mass transit task force had been formed to look at options for the bridge and the corridor, and two years ago, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the state’s Design-Build Law.

I’d like to know what you think.

Copyright © Janie Rosman and Kaleidoscope Eyes 2013

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