Morton Fox (mortonfox) wrote,
Morton Fox

I wish you would step back from that ledge my friend...

Tappan Zee Bridge closed because of police activity

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- -- The Tappan Zee Bridge has been closed because of police activity on the bridge, authorities said.

Officials say a man climbed on the bridge super-structure by the flagpole on Tuesday morning. News reports said a police negotiator was attempting to talk the man down.

That's only about 10 miles from home. It's a good thing I'm not commuting there. Have to wonder though what his problem was. Timing was just right to tie up the morning rush traffic. Unfortunately, I couldn't get any captures from the Tappan Zee Bridge webcams. But then again, I don't think either camera was in the right position to show the jumper. Would've just seen an unusually empty bridge.

  • Virtual Conventions

    The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a number of furry conventions to cancel this year due to state and local emergency regulations and also out of…

  • FA United 2019

    Last weekend was FA United 2019 in Northern Virginia. That was my fourth and last furry convention for the year. It'll be hard to cut one convention…

  • Metro Gathering 2019

    The last few years, Metro Gathering was in October and had a Halloween theme. This year though, the geocaching mega event is in September and has a…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded