From Afar at Night and Daytime Close-ups

Recently-installed stay cables support roadway and look delicate at midnight (EarthCam®).

Recently-installed stay cables support roadway and look delicate at midnight (EarthCam®).

A reporter who has covered the project for nearly five years (since March 2012), I’ve been invited to several educational outreach presentations for different grades. The presentation at Hudson Valley P-TECH clicked, as I told you last week.

Now in the fourth year of construction, the corresponding presentation — geared to audience levels — focused on the main span towers and roadway and stay cables with a bit of project history.

anchor-pier

No fear of heights: @NewNYBridge tweeted this view from an anchor pier near the Westchester shoreline. Note: that’s equipment and not a worker at the bottom. Photos courtesy of New York State Thruway Authority.

concrete-deci-panels

All we see from the road are blue girders; atop them are concrete deck panels  and closures between them. They look a lot larger than from the car!

I’d like to know what you think.

Copyright © Janie Rosman and Kaleidoscope Eyes 2016

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