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Ron Burgess (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Meet The Man Who Operates The ‘I Lift NY Super Crane’

The New Rochelle man who operates the “I Lift NY Super Crane” has been at it since he was 12 years old.


The Left Coast Lifter has a 328-foot boom and can lift 1,900 tons. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Monster Crane Arrives At New Tappan Zee Bridge Project Site

The 400-foot-long Left Coast Lifter — which has been nicknamed the “I Lift NY Super Crane” by officials in Albany — traveled from Jersey City, New Jersey, up the Hudson River, on Monday morning.


I Lift NY Super Crane (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Monster Crane Arrives In NYC To Help Build New Tappan Zee Bridge

It departed the San Francisco area for the 6,000-mile journey in late December. It traveled down the west coast, through the Panama Canal and then up the east coast.