Tappan Zee Bridge

Massive Crane Arrives to Help Dismantle Tappan Zee Bridge

It passed through the Panama Canal and crossed two oeans photo: Janie Rosman

| by Janie Rosman | Two days after its ceremonial arrival at the project site, the massive I Lift NY crane completed the final leg of its journey: passing under the bridge it will eventually help to dismantle. The only topic to upstage its journey from lower Manhattan was one word: tolls. Governor Andrew Cuomo addressed that straight on when he joined ... Read More »

Construction on New Bridge Begins New Phase

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Construction on the New NY Bridge project has entered an exciting new phase with the installation of pile caps and the first vertical steel sections of the new span’s piers starting to rise above the Hudson River. The team’s focus for the past year has been on installing the pilings below the river to form the strong base needed for ... Read More »

Bridge Outreach Center Helps Keep Residents Informed on Project

Outreach Center in Tarrytown is located at 2 North Broadway. photo: Janie Rosman Everyone has questions about the new bridge that is scheduled to open in 2018. “When will the new bridge be finished?” “How many lanes will it have?” “What will happen to the old bridge?” are most often-asked questions at Thruway Authority’s Community Outreach Centers, which opened February 2013 ... Read More »

Loan Approved for Replacement of Bridge Criticized

Critics challenged the Public Authorities Control Board’s (PACB) July 16 decision to loan the Thruway Authority half of its requested $511 million, originally intended for statewide clean water projects like sewage treatment. On June 26, the state’s Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) unanimously (5 to 0) gave a “yes” vote to the Authority using money from the Clean Water State Revolving ... Read More »

Safety is Top Priority with New NY Bridge Project

| Brian Conybeare |           Safety is the number one priority on the New NY Bridge project.  Earlier this spring, you may have heard about a number of boater safety enhancements being established by the New York State Thruway Authority and design-builder Tappan Zee Constructors (TZC). One of those improvements—an online GPS vessel tracking system—provides a bird’s ... Read More »

New Program Helps With Bridge Noise

| Brian Conybeare |           The New NY Bridge project Community Benefits Program (CBP) is reaching out to 57 private homeowners on both sides of the Hudson River to help them reduce indoor construction noise. These residents qualify for up to $30,000 each to install new sound-reducing windows and doors. Homes that will experience temporary construction noise in excess of ... Read More »

Mass Transit System Planned for New NY Bridge

| Brian Conybeare |           Another major step forward is being taken on a new mass transit system for the New NY Bridge and the Hudson Valley.  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the state is making a $20 million investment from the 2014-2015 state budget to support the implementation of the recommendations of the New NY Bridge Mass ... Read More »

TZ Bridge Project Presented as Positive for Businesses

TZ Bridge Project Presented as Positive for Businesses by Janie Rosman   | August 2 2012 Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office held two meetings last month in partnership with the Business Council of Westchester and Rockland Business Association regarding the $5.2 billion Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing Project. “This is the start of the process,” said Brian Conybeare, former News 12 anchor ... Read More »