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What's Working: How the new Gov. Mario Cuomo Bridge was built on time and on ...


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At a cost of nearly $4 billion, the four-year construction project is one of the largest in the country and a rare success story in the saga of American infrastructure, reports "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell.


The existing bridge, the Tappan Zee, was long ago deemed functionally obsolete.


Much of it was made on land, floated down the river, and maneuvered into place by a super crane dubbed, "I Lift New York."


It will take another year to dismantle the old bridge and complete the Cuomo, which the governor hopes will serve as a symbol for New York ambition and a model for big building in America.




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