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"As we head for high of thirty four to thirty eight. Keeping her eye on some back to back weather makers coming our way as we head for the weekend nine oh, three a WCBS. Well, we're getting some Intel paint the tappan Zee bridge come crashing down is going to be in the next hour next. Stop for a piece of the old tappan Zee you'll be the bottom of the Hudson river. Let's getting more live now from WCBS reporters. Sean adams. Here's the play. For drivers drivers. There's still time ahead for a detour go another way forget the tappan Zee crossing between ten and eleven this morning because they're soon there's soon we'll be a complete shutdown. So you have to avoid the New York state through a and this is all because the eastern tower of the old tappan Zee bridge is meeting its end a controlled demolition now when I look out this morning, I can see black wrappings over the explosive charges that are placed at key locations on the four legs the steel legs of the of the structure, what's left out there? You know, it really kind of looks like a rusting kids erector set, there are cables that are also attached to the sixty five hundred tonnes section of this bridge to help guide it to fall toward the east away from the main channel of the Hudson chains have been placed down there in the river to corral, the falling steel and help fish out the debris in the weeks to come the western anchor that structure still stands that will be dismantled piece by piece. This section though is simply too unstable and impatiently it's not safe at all. Because they they're leaving heavy equipment on it. It's going to come down with the bridge. This is a word for folks who think they're gonna come and get a bird's eye view. Some people are arriving on foot now in coming to the spot where I am just south of the of the bridge in Tarrytown there's a walkway, but Tarrytown police they've set up roadblocks to keep the spectators from flooding these reds residential streets. They say if you wanna go someplace go to Pearson park live in Tarrytown, Sean Adams, WCBS, NewsRadio eighty wouldn't it stink to go there. And you turn your back to get a Cup of coffee or something, and you missed the whole thing. So what we're hearing is ten fifteen to ten thirty five should be the windows with the police are telling us nothing official from the through authority, Sean Adams, part of our coverage. Tom Kaminsky will be overhead and shop rate eighty for the big event this morning, and there's more on the tappan Zee at WCBS eight eighty dot com. Go to the L train story now documents obtained by the New York Times revealed the MTA had. Already considered repairing the L train situation the same way governor Cuomo's pushing for but it said no because it wasn't safe enough five years ago. Engineers warned the MTA that attaching heavy cables to the wall of the Canarsie tunnel could damage the lining and caused leaks and they were worried that construction worker create hazardous mineral making it difficult to remove during short weekend closings anyway, the company behind komo's plan says it's confident about the safety of bear approach. A racking system is what they call it. And at the cables would be placed on a tray requiring fewer and shorter bolts, how will it work? If legal recreational marijuana comes to New York state, we're going to learn more about this today from governor Cuomo. Here's WCBS reporter Marla diamond the governor's budget proposal will unveil the framework for legislation. One that aims to avoid the issues that have cropped up in other states where recreational marijuana use this legal that have allowed the black market to thrive. Cuomo spoke to reporters about this aspect in Albany. If you charge."