New Tappan Zee Bridge
A spokeswoman for Tappan Zee Constructors, Carla Julian, said in an email that there were no injuries in the accident on the Hudson River.
E.J. McMahon with the Empire Center for New York Policy said the Thruway Authority might have to hike tolls 44 percent in four years or look at a nearly $16 toll on the new Tappan Zee
Federal officials have begun questioning Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to use $511 million in loans from a clean water fund to help finance the new Tappan Zee Bridge.
The president will be in the Tri-State area on Wednesday as part of a push for more infrastructure spending.
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.
Beginning next Monday, the entrance ramp to the Tappan Zee Bridge from Route 9 in Tarrytown will be closed for several years as construction of the new bridge progresses.
Major construction has resumed on the new Tappan Zee Bridge. Crews started pile driving in the Hudson River on Thursday morning after a long winter break
The conditions were windy and choppy Sunday night when the construction barge broke from its mooring and began drifting south.
No toll hike is planned for the Tappan Zee Bridge next year, but a former state assemblyman from Westchester County said the move is only delaying the inevitable..