New York's 58-year-old Tappan Zee Bridge is among the nearly 8,000 bridges in the U.S. that "could fall on a moment’s notice" and is considered the "scary of scaries," by construction attorney Barry Lepatner. Meanwhile, the New York State Thruway Authority said that the bridge is "in no immediate danger of falling down." New York Magazine looks at some of the choices made in building the original bridge.

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