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Study Recommends Re-Opening Broadway Ramp to New Bridge

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by Robert Kimmel –  An analysis by an independent traffic consulting firm has recommended that the temporarily closed ramp to the new Governor Mario Cuomo Bridge on South Broadway in Tarrytown be re-opened. The report was under review this week by the village’... More »

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Deconstructing the Tappan Zee: Where Does It All Go?

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by Barrett Seaman –  Like a giant Mantis, the 328-ft. arm of the super crane (dubbed I Lift NY) hovers over its prey — seemingly for hours as its mechanized talons are calibrated so as to grasp just the right places. Once aligned, it descends, locks onto the l... More »

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$250,000 Grant to Fund Bike Lane Study for Route 119

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by Barrett Seaman –    Once again, the New York State Thruway Authority is doling out money to study the feasibility of adding bike lanes to a major thoroughfare coming off the New NY (Mario Cuomo) Bridge. This time, the money ($250,000) is going to the Town o... More »

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It’s Open! Well, Half of It Anyway

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By Barrett Seaman Some 37 hours after the blue ribbon was cut, after the band stopped playing and the speechifying was over, after Governor Cuomo and Chick Galella took their ceremonial drive in a spiffy ’55 Corvette and the 800 invited dignitaries climbed bac... More »

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Westbound Lanes on New Bridge to Open in August

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by Rick Pezzullo  Rockland-bound motorists will soon be the first to experience the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. Current Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week that the westbound lanes of the 3.1-mile, state-of-the-art twin span will be open to traff... More »

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The New Bridge Name Contest Continues

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by Robert Kimmel What name would you like to see on the New NY Bridge which will be replacing the existing Governor Malcolm Wilson Tappan Zee Bridge in 2018? Specific word has yet to come from the N.Y. Thruway Authority or officials in Albany as to whether the... More »

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The Hudson Independent Launches Name the Bridge Contest

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As the replacement span for the Tappan Zee Bridge rises over the Hudson, many rivertown residents are asking what its name will be, or indeed, if it will change. This newspaper is providing our readers an opportunity to offer their opinions as to what the name... More »

New NY Bridge Within Budget; on Schedule to Open in 2018

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by Rick Pezzullo The New NY Bridge, which will replace the 61-year-old Tappan Zee Bridge, is on schedule to be completed in 2018 and within the allotted $3.98 billion budget. Governor Andrew Cuomo joined other regional elected representatives last month in mak... More »

Westbound Deck Panels Completed for New Bridge

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by Rick Pezzullo Tappan Zee Constructors (TZC) announced December 1 that it had completed installation of all road deck panels for the westbound approaches of the New NY Bridge. TZC placed nearly 3,000 steel-reinforced concrete panels, weighing as much as 74,0... More »