Tappan Zee Bridge
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.
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.
The speed limit is dropping to 45 mph on westbound I-287 for a quarter-mile from Exit 9 to the Tappan Zee Bridge.
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.
Jojo John pleaded guilty in June to vehicular manslaughter and admitted that he was drunk at the time.
The agency says Tuesday that only $29 million of Cuomo’s $511 million proposal meets federal requirements.
The first of the two sold-out tours aboard the River Rose was being held Tuesday. The second is scheduled for Sept. 4.
Gov. Cuomo’s plan to use clean water funds on the new Tappan Zee Bridge was approved Wednesday by a key state board despite objections from environmental groups that said the money should support drinking water and sewer treatment projects.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week was studying options for how to spend a $4.2 billion state budget surplus.
Part of the new Tappan Zee Bridge construction project is being shut down. The announcement brought a sigh of relief to residents in South Nyack.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s point man on the bridge said pile driving will resume but only after the contractor figures out a way to do it more quietly.
Panel to vote on whether loan that normally goes to sewer projects should help pay for new Tappan Zee Bridge.
The Coast Guard has approved the Hudson River safety zone, which will be marked by illuminated buoys.
Authorities are increasing safety patrols around the Tappan Zee Bridge construction project.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to use $511 million in clean water funds to help finance the new Tappan Zee Bridge won approval from a state board Thursday.