To say the Islanders have had a checkered ownership history is putting it mildly. Will Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin restore some sort of order in two years? Who knows?
Peter Sanderson has been appointed to lead a team of design and construction experts for the new span slated to open in 2016.
In addition to the usual rock salt to aid in ice melt and to help give drivers traction, the state will also begin using an anti-icing mix of sugar beet juice and brine to pretreat roadways.