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Westchester and Rockland County bridge - Cuomo Bridge heading to Westchester County
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Federal Highway Administration Vouches for Cuomo Bridge Safety

After reviewing technical investigations of the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued a statement last week, saying that they had no concerns for the safety of the bridge. The statement followed a lengthy report in the Albany ... More »

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Vendors Sought To Service Bridge Shared Use Path

The New York State Thruway Authority is seeking local vendors to sell food, beverages and other services at either end of—or in the middle of—the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge’s shared use bike/walking path for the next two years. The Authority is inviting qu... More »

Westchester and Rockland County bridge - Cuomo Bridge heading to Westchester County
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250,000 E-ZPass NY Drivers to Receive Discount at Cuomo Bridge

By Rick Pezzullo— The New York State Thruway Authority announced Friday approximately 250,000 qualified residents of Rockland and Westchester counties will have their E-ZPass Tags automatically enrolled in the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Resident Discou... More »

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A 3.6-Mile Art Gallery

By Annabelle Allen– The new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, the largest infrastructure project in the nation, now has another claim to fame as the Highline of the Hudson Valley.  At 3.6 miles long, the bicycle and pedestrian path is home to the largest permane... More »

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First Crossing on the SUP: A Noisy Path With Great Views

By Dean Gallea – I was in the first pack of bicyclists to head through the gates of the newly-opened Shared-Use Path (SUP) on the Mario M. Cuomo (aka Tappan Zee) bridge at 2:00 pm today, June 15th. (Well, at 2:03, since they had a bit of trouble with the padlo... More »

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Toll Increases Announced for Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

By Rick Pezzullo The New York State Thruway Authority Board of Directors approved a proposal Thursday to begin the toll adjustment process on the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, starting in 2021. Beginning January 1, 2021, NY E-ZPass rates will increase by 50 cent... More »

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Fall Opening Set for Bridge Ramp

  by Robert Kimmel –  Motorists driving south on Broadway in Tarrytown will find it easier to access the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge beginning this fall. The long-closed ramp on South Broadway to the bridge will be reopened, according to the New York Thruway Authori... More »

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RV Blaze Stops New Bridge Traffic—And Then Some—For Hours

by Barrett Seaman A fire broke out onboard a recreational vehicle as it crossed the Mario Cuomo Bridge just before 3:30 p.m. Monday afternoon, heading west. The blaze and black smoke were visible for miles as rush hour traffic built up and eventually stopped d... More »

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Public Names Four Falcon Chicks Atop Governor Mario Cuomo Bridge

by Robert Kimmel – While they have substituted their whitish baby feathers for brownish, more mature plumage, the four young falcons perched in a box nest atop the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge have also acquired names. Hatched early in May, the four chicks w... More »

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Down Comes the Western Span—Ever-So Slowly This Time

by Barrett Seaman – Since the spectacular controlled explosion in mid-January that brought down the eastern span of the old Tappan Zee Bridge, the pace of remaining demolition has been all but imperceptible. The biggest news in the last three months has been t... More »

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Requiem for the Tappan Zee Bridge 1955-2019

by Linda Viertel – On January 15, 2019, the day of the Tappan Zee’s western section demolition, The Historical Society, Inc. serving Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow opened its doors to a pop-up exhibit featuring memorabilia, photographs, newspapers, signed guest b... More »

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BANG, BANG, THE BRIDGE IS GONE!

by Barrett Seaman – Those who were betting from the outset of the New New York Bridge Project on a Bridge Over the River Kwai-type massive implosion of the old Tappan Zee Bridge will finally get a little bang for their buck. It will, however, be modest. Last w... More »

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New Bridge SUP: Animation from NY Gov’s Office

The last element of the new Mario Cuomo Bridge is a 12-ft. wide, barrier-protected “shared use path” (SUP) for cyclists and pedestrians that will run along the north side of the westbound span. It is not expected to be open until sometime next year, but the Go... More »

Governor Andrew Cuomo waves to onlookers at opening of westbound span of new bridge. —Photo by Barrett Seaman
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Politics Aside, the Mario Cuomo Bridge is Finally Up and Running

by Barrett Seaman –  With the cordite-like smell of election politics thick in the September air above, the Mario C. Cuomo Bridge has finally grown by small fits and big starts into a full two-span, eight-lane conduit across the Hudson, while the old Tappan Ze... More »

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Cuomo Announces Opening of the Second Span This Weekend

by Barrett Seaman –  It was only a week ago that Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the second, eastbound span of the new Mario M. Como Bridge would open sometime in the month of September—ahead of most projections. Then, on the day after Labor Day, the gove... More »

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