Tappan Zee Bridge

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

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

Stories From Main Street: Teaching Students About New Tappan Zee Bridge

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.

05/12/2014

Grant Gilliam and James McCullagh (credit: NY State Police)

Police: 2 Arrested After Trying To Climb Tappan Zee Bridge

Two men from Queens were arrested after police said they tried to climb the Tappan Zee Bridge early Friday morning.

05/02/2014

The Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge, as seen from Tarrytown, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Cuomo Announces $20M To Help Launch New Rockland/Westchester Bus Service

The future Bus Rapid Transit system will have seven routes, new stations, dedicated bus lanes in some places and wireless Internet.

04/29/2014

The Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge, as seen from Tarrytown, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Rockland Group Working To Keep Tappan Zee Pedestrian Traffic Out Of South Nyack Neighborhood

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.

04/28/2014

Jojo John (credit: handout)

Boat Driver Charged In Last Summer’s Fatal Hudson River Crash Makes Court Appearance

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.

04/22/2014

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

State Withholding Tappan Zee Payments To Contractor After Latest Barge Breaks Free

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.

03/31/2014

A fatal crash on the northbound side of the Tappan Zee Bridge. (credit: CBS 2)

Driver Charged In Fatal Wrong-Way Tappan Zee Bridge Crash

Michael Schechel was arraigned in Orangetown Town Court on Thursday and released without bail.

03/28/2014

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)

New Tappan Zee Bridge To Have Suicide Prevention Measures In Place

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.

03/28/2014

The Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge, as seen from Tarrytown, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

South Nyack Residents Don’t Want Parking For New TZ Bridge Traffic

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.

03/21/2014

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