The steel girders are assembled 120 miles up a river and floated down by barge.
New NY Bridge spokesman Brian Conybeare has been touring schools across the Hudson Valley to talk about the project. A recent presentation was recently held at Ossining High School.
The state is withholding $1 million a month from a contractor working on the new Tappan Zee Bridge project after a barge broke loose from the construction site Sunday — the third such incident since September.
The entrance ramp to the northbound Tappan Zee Bridge from Route 9 is closing Monday for four years to facilitate construction on the new bridge.
The Hudson River site has been busy with pre-construction activity for months, with crews building platforms and dredging.
Cell phone video shot by one of the survivors of a boat crash on the Hudson River shows the last few seconds before it slammed into a barge, prosecutors said Wednesday.
The deadly collision left groom-to-be Brian Bond grieving for his intended, Lindsey Stewart, and his best friend while facing surgery for his own injuries two weeks before the wedding day.
Residents near the site of the new Tappan Zee Bridge have voted overwhelmingly to add sound barriers on both sides of the Hudson River once the new bridge is complete.
Preliminary pile driving for the new Tappan Zee Bridge has begun and has been a real jolt for some residents.
South Nyack Mayor Bonnie Christian told WCBS 880 reporter Paul Murnane that the current scheme to throw a system of E-ZPass gear in a steel gantry over the Westchester bound lanes at Exit 10 on I-287 is unacceptable.
The “old” Tappan Zee Bridge will be out of commission in 2016. That is one piece of new information that came out in a meeting Monday night in Tarrytown.
Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered dozens of public hearings to make sure all questions about a new Tappan Zee bridge are answered.