Removing the old Tappan Zee Bridge's main span has required several large-scale operations since 2018 with additional work scheduled this year, according to the new NY bridge website.
More than 7,000 people have worked on the project so far and Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) has utilized more than 847 New York companies to help build the new twin-span Governor Mario M. Cuomo bridge.
January, TZC lowered section 3 of the bridge using explosive charges. The 6,500-ton section of steel is being removed from the water piece by piece. Watch the photo slideshow below to see each step of the demolition.