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Tappan Zee Bridge Project Starting To Take Shape

The multi-billion dollar Tappan Zee Bridge project is rising up in the Hudson River.

07/03/2015

The Tappan Zee Bridge as seen on Oct. 6, 2014 (credit: Jim Alcorn/Getty Images)

New Milestone In Construction Of Tappan Zee Bridge

The steel girders are assembled 120 miles up a river and floated down by barge.

06/17/2015

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Officials Ask Boaters To Be Safe Near Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Site

As the unofficial start to summer gets underway this weekend, officials in New York are warning boaters to be careful around the Tappan Zee Bridge construction site.

05/22/2015

Artist's rendering of future Tappan Zee Bridge replacement (credit: NewNYBridge.com)

South Nyack Residents Fight Against Tappan Zee Path Plan

About 200 people packed the village Board of Trustees meeting, many arguing that the path should not terminate in a residential area.

02/25/2015

Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

Valhalla Man Survives After Slab Of Ice Crashes Through Windshield On Tappan Zee Bridge

Frank Kopicki is just thankful it wasn’t worse and no one else got hurt.

02/23/2015

Lanes are reopened after a crash on the  Tappan Zee Bridge on Jan. 28, 2015. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Traffic Moving After Crash On Tappan Zee Bridge Between Tractor-Trailer, Cars

A collision between a tractor-trailer and several vehicles on the Tappan Zee Bridge has been cleared.

01/28/2015

County executives of Westchester and Rockland, Rob Astorino and Ed Day, announce idea for Tappan Zee Bridge funding. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Rockland, Westchester County Executives Offer Idea For Tappan Zee Bridge Funding

Rockland County Executive Ed Day is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to put a 50 percent down payment on the bridge utilizing the $5 billion settlement with two banks over economic and tax improprieties.

12/22/2014

The Tappan Zee Bridge as seen on Oct. 6, 2014 (credit: Jim Alcorn/Getty Images)

Silos Collapse At Concrete Plant Near New Tappan Zee Bridge; No Injuries Reported

A spokeswoman for Tappan Zee Constructors, Carla Julian, said in an email that there were no injuries in the accident on the Hudson River.

12/16/2014

Artist's rendering of future Tappan Zee Bridge replacement (credit: NewNYBridge.com)

Looming Budget Shortfall Might Send Thruway Tolls Soaring

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

12/11/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Environmentalists Sue New York Over Tappan Zee Funding

Environmental groups are suing New York state over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to use federal clean water funds on the new Tappan Zee Bridge, saying that the idea would create a dangerous national precedent if it’s allowed to stand.

10/28/2014

The Left Coast Lifter has a 328-foot boom and can lift 1,900 tons. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Monster Crane Arrives At New Tappan Zee Bridge Project Site

The 400-foot-long Left Coast Lifter — which has been nicknamed the “I Lift NY Super Crane” by officials in Albany — traveled from Jersey City, New Jersey, up the Hudson River, on Monday morning.

10/06/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Speed Limit Dropping, Lanes Shifting Near Tappan Zee In Westchester

The speed limit is dropping to 45 mph on westbound I-287 for a quarter-mile from Exit 9 to the Tappan Zee Bridge.

09/30/2014

A toll plaza on the old Tappan Zee Bridge. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mystery Surrounds Tappan Zee Bridge Funding, Potential Toll Hike

The builders of the new Tappan Zee Bridge said Thursday that they are on schedule, and untroubled by a $500 million federal loan that just fell through this week.

09/18/2014

Jojo John (credit: handout)

Boat Driver In Fatal Hudson River Crash Sentenced To 2 Years

Jojo John pleaded guilty in June to vehicular manslaughter and admitted that he was drunk at the time.

09/16/2014

Artist's rendering of future Tappan Zee Bridge replacement (credit: NewNYBridge.com)

EPA Nixes Cuomo Plan To Use Clean Water Funds To Help Pay For New Tappan Zee Bridge

The agency says Tuesday that only $29 million of Cuomo’s $511 million proposal meets federal requirements.

09/16/2014

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