Left Coast Lifter

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.