Tappan Zee Bridge
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.
Jojo John pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular manslaughter. He’ll serve two years in jail.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two men from Queens were arrested after police said they tried to climb the Tappan Zee Bridge early Friday morning.
The future Bus Rapid Transit system will have seven routes, new stations, dedicated bus lanes in some places and wireless Internet.
The Tappan Zee Gateway Alliance said its main concern is the landing for the shared use path. The group does not want the path to start in a residential neighborhood in South Nyack.
Prosecutors say Jojo John was under the influence and at the controls of the 19-foot power boat as it slammed into a construction barge last July, killing Lindsey Stewart and Mark Lennon.
The state is withholding $1 million a month from a contractor working on the new Tappan Zee Bridge project after a barge broke loose from the construction site Sunday — the third such incident since September.
Michael Schechel was arraigned in Orangetown Town Court on Thursday and released without bail.
At a meeting Thursday night, designs were unveiled for six scenic viewing locations along the shared use path that will be protected by stainless steel netting below to deter jumpers.
A shared use path going in on the new Tappan Zee Bridge currently under construction. The path is expected to draw bikers, joggers and walkers who will need parking on either end of the span.