Quick Look Back at Progress of Main Span Towers

Eight months ago crews began building the main span towers via blue jump forms/NYSTA

Eight months ago crews began building the main span towers via blue jump forms/NYSTA

Each of the towers on one main span pile cap has its own individual jump form.

Now the towers are past their halfway point to 419-feet, nearing bridge’s height/NYSTA

Now the towers are past their halfway point to 419-feet, nearing bridge’s height/NYSTA

Three months ago the first of four precast main span crossbeams was placed.

One of the bridge’s two 360-feet long and 60-foot wide main span tower pile caps/NYSTA

One of the bridge’s two 360-feet long and 60-foot wide main span tower pile caps/NYSTA

Next year we’ll be driving on the west/northbound span: former Thruway Authority Executive Director Robert L. Megna decided in early November to postpone the first opening until spring 2017.

I’d like to know what you think.

Copyright © Janie Rosman and Kaleidoscope Eyes 2016

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