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Tappan Zee Bridge

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

Tours Sail Through Tappan Zee’s Past, Present And Future

The first of the two sold-out tours aboard the River Rose was being held Tuesday. The second is scheduled for Sept. 4.

08/12/2014

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

Gov. Cuomo’s Plan To Use Clean Water Funds For Tappan Zee Bridge OK’d

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.

08/06/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Studies Options For Use Of $4.2 Billion Budget Surplus

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week was studying options for how to spend a $4.2 billion state budget surplus.

08/04/2014

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

Part Of Tappan Zee Project Put On Hold Following Complaints About ‘Excruciating’ Noise

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.

08/02/2014

New Tappan Zee Bridge pilings (Credit: CBS 2)

State Halts Pile Driving For New Tappan Zee Bridge Due To Noise Complaints

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.

08/01/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge Construction

Westchester Officials Join Opposition Of Tappan Zee Bridge Loan

Panel to vote on whether loan that normally goes to sewer projects should help pay for new Tappan Zee Bridge.

07/16/2014

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

Recreational Boats Banned Near Rockland Side Of Tappan Zee Bridge Construction

The Coast Guard has approved the Hudson River safety zone, which will be marked by illuminated buoys.

07/09/2014

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

Boater Safety Crackdown Around Tappan Zee Bridge

Authorities are increasing safety patrols around the Tappan Zee Bridge construction project.

06/30/2014

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

State Board Green-Lights Tappan Zee Bridge Funding Plan

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.

06/26/2014

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

Feds Question Use Of Clean Water Fund Loans For Tappan Zee Project

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.

06/25/2014

Jojo John (credit: handout)

Boat Driver Pleads Guilty In Fatal Hudson River Crash That Killed Bride-To-Be, Best Man

Jojo John pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular manslaughter. He’ll serve two years in jail.

06/09/2014

New Tappan Zee Bridge pilings (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials Give Media Tour Of Tappan Zee Bridge Construction

Those who are building the new Tappan Zee Bridge took reporters, including CBS 2’s Lou Young and WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell, on a tour of the progress being made.

06/05/2014

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

Obama Announces Infrastructure Plan During Tappan Zee Bridge Speech

President Barack Obama visited the Tappan Zee Bridge on Wednesday as he announced a series of measures aimed at improving the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

05/14/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge pile driving, near Tarrytown (file/credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Obama Visit To Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Site Expected To Cause Traffic Delays

President Barack Obama is scheduled to appear near the Tappan Zee Bridge in Tarrytown to call on Congress to support his $302 billion transportation plan.

05/13/2014

A barge in the Hudson River for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 - May 16, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

President Obama To Visit Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Site To Tout Infrastructure Investment

The president will be in the Tri-State area on Wednesday as part of a push for more infrastructure spending.

05/12/2014

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