By Johna Till Johnson
As many of our readers know, I’m a huge fan of bridges. To me, they’re beautiful both physically and metaphorically—lovely structures that bring two sides together. Although my favorite bridge is the Hell Gate Bridge, I’m passionate about all the New York waterway bridges.
So it’s a big deal to me that New York will be replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge—and the new structure will be complete relatively soon (supposedly, by 2018).
Here’s what the Tappan Zee Bridge looks like today:
And here’s what it’s supposed to look like in future:
I’m not crazy about the outward-reaching “harp” towers… but it is a bridge, and I love bridges… What do you think?