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Tappan Zee Constructors make safety changes after barges get loose on Hudson River

The construction company says a pair of lines

The construction company says a pair of lines snapped, letting a barge break free Sunday. (April 2, 2014 7:17 PM)

The contractor working on the new Tappan Zee Bridge is introducing new safety measures after a barge broke loose on the Hudson River Sunday.

Tappan Zee Constructors says a pair of lines between the moorings and the barge snapped Sunday, sending the barge floating down the Hudson. Piermont firefighters say high winds and waves are to blame for the lines snapping. It's the third barge that's...

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