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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

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)

Westchester, Rockland Towns Look To Build Parking For New Tappan Zee Bridge

A shared use path going in on the new bridge is expected to draw bikers, joggers and walkers.

03/19/2014

A sign notifying drivers of the entrance ramp closure to northbound Tappan Zee Bridge from Route 9. (credit: CBS 2)

Entrance Ramp To Tappan Zee Closes To Traffic Until 2018

The entrance ramp to the northbound Tappan Zee Bridge from Route 9 is closing Monday for four years to facilitate construction on the new bridge.

03/10/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge Construction

Ramp From Route 9 To Tappan Zee Bridge To Close Until 2018

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.

03/04/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge toll plaza, Tarrytown, N.Y. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Call For Tappan Zee Toll Break For Locals

This follows Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal earlier this month for Staten Island residents to pay reduced tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

02/24/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge Construction

New Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Resumes: ‘The Landscape Is Going To Change’

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

02/20/2014

A pothole on Long Island (file/credit: Mike Xiriniachs/WCBS 880)

Road Crews Fixing Potholes Caught In Vicious Circle

Even as crews patch potholes, new and existing craters continue to surface.

02/19/2014

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