Tappan Zee Bridge
The state Thruway Authority approved the least expensive of three options for a new Tappan Zee Bridge.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said an advisory board favors the least expensive option, which would cost $3.14 billion.
Tutor Perini Corp. was fined $235,000 by the New York State Thruway Authority for failing to reopen all seven lanes by 6 a.m. The entire span wasn’t reopened until 7:30 a.m., causing a 15-mile backup that stretched past Suffern on the Rockland County side.
It was dicey driving through the northern suburbs Tuesday morning. But in both Rockland and Westchester, Sandy has proven deadly.
Before jacking up truck tolls 45 percent on the New York State Thruway and raising the toll at the Tappan Zee Bridge to pay for a new bridge, how about cracking down on toll cheats?
The federal government has signed off on the environmental review of the plan for the Tappan Zee Bridge, even though some details, including funding, are still fuzzy.
It’s commuter crunch time, and not just because people are back from vacation. This morning, we begin a week-long look at Your Future Commute. But to look ahead, we have to look back.
That figure is as much as $900,000 more than the state requested previously, when it was turned down. But Governor Andrew Cuomo has expressed confidence that the loan will be approved.
Under the current proposal, the bridge will have a dedicated bus lane during rush hours. Cuomo has agreed to the formation of a task force that will make mass transit recommendations within a year.
The environmental group Riverkeeper has criticized officials for giving only three days’ notice for a vote on a plan to build a new Tappan Zee Bridge north of New York City.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to build a new Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River got a big boost today.
The $14 toll that the Cuomo administration has proposed for a new Tappan Zee Bridge is too high, the governor said. When it was announced by Cuomo staffers last week, it caused an outcry in the New York City suburbs that rely on the span.
Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered dozens of public hearings to make sure all questions about a new Tappan Zee bridge are answered.
Larry Schwartz, a top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, gave the estimate at a public meeting in Ramapo on Thursday. The new price is nearly three times the current toll cost of $5.
New York state has planned innovative measures to protect fish and people during the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, according to an environmental impact released Wednesday.
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