Tappan Zee Bridge
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.
This follows Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal earlier this month for Staten Island residents to pay reduced tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
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
Even as crews patch potholes, new and existing craters continue to surface.
Yet another winter storm is making for a tough morning commute across the region. But some aren’t reporting to work in a warm office in this weather.
It departed the San Francisco area for the 6,000-mile journey in late December. It traveled down the west coast, through the Panama Canal and then up the east coast.
A jackknifed tractor trailer snagged the New York State Thruway in West Nyack Monday evening.
The high in New York City Tuesday is expected to be 10 degrees, but wind chills will make it feel more like minus 10.
Jojo John of Nyack pleaded not guilty at his arraigned Wednesday in Rockland County Court. The charges include vehicular manslaughter and operating a vessel under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
A finance task force will be created by the end of the year to explore toll options to help finance a new bridge.
The driver of a boat that crashed into a barge on the Hudson River, killing a bride-to-be and her groom’s best man, had a blood-alcohol level of .15, nearly twice the legal limit, authorities said Thursday.
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Service has downgraded the credit rating for the New York State Thruway Authority, over concerns about toll increases after the new Tappan Zee Bridge is complete.
The Hudson River site has been busy with pre-construction activity for months, with crews building platforms and dredging.
The plan to rebuild the Tappan Zee Bridge has hit financial uncertainties that could shift more of the $3.9 billion cost to motorists and taxpayers statewide, according to documents and interviews.
The conditions were windy and choppy Sunday night when the construction barge broke from its mooring and began drifting south.