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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)

Crews Back To Work On New Tappan Zee Bridge Amid More Snow

Yet another winter storm is making for a tough morning commute across the region. But some aren’t reporting to work in a warm office in this weather.

02/18/2014

I Lift NY Super Crane (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Monster Crane Arrives In NYC To Help Build New Tappan Zee Bridge

It departed the San Francisco area for the 6,000-mile journey in late December. It traveled down the west coast, through the Panama Canal and then up the east coast.

01/30/2014

Jackknifed Tractor Trailer On N.Y. State Thruway

Jackknifed Truck Causes Traffic Woes On N.Y. State Thruway

A jackknifed tractor trailer snagged the New York State Thruway in West Nyack Monday evening.

01/20/2014

Barnegat Bay Frozen Over (Credit: Robert Burnaford )

Record-Breaking Bitter Cold, Dangerous Wind Chills Envelop Tri-State

The high in New York City Tuesday is expected to be 10 degrees, but wind chills will make it feel more like minus 10.

01/07/2014

Jojo John (credit: handout)

Boat Driver Accused In Fatal Hudson River Crash Pleads Not Guilty

Jojo John of Nyack pleaded not guilty at his arraigned Wednesday in Rockland County Court. The charges include vehicular manslaughter and operating a vessel under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

11/20/2013

New York State Thruway Toll Plaza at Tappan Zee Bridge (file / credit: Google Maps)

No Toll Hikes Coming To Tappan Zee Bridge, Thruway In 2014

A finance task force will be created by the end of the year to explore toll options to help finance a new bridge.

11/08/2013

Jojo John (credit: handout)

Rockland DA: Boat Driver Involved In Fatal Hudson River Crash Was Drunk

The driver of a boat that crashed into a barge on the Hudson River, killing a bride-to-be and her groom’s best man, had a blood-alcohol level of .15, nearly twice the legal limit, authorities said Thursday.

11/07/2013

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

S&P Lowers N.Y. State Thruway’s Bond Rating Over Tappan Zee Toll Concerns

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Service has downgraded the credit rating for the New York State Thruway Authority, over concerns about toll increases after the new Tappan Zee Bridge is complete.

10/29/2013

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

Cuomo: Construction Starts On New Tappan Zee Bridge

The Hudson River site has been busy with pre-construction activity for months, with crews building platforms and dredging.

10/16/2013

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

Could Low Federal Loan Shift Tappan Zee Costs To Taxpayers, Drivers?

The plan to rebuild the Tappan Zee Bridge has hit financial uncertainties that could shift more of the $3.9 billion cost to motorists and taxpayers statewide, according to documents and interviews.

09/29/2013

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 Construction Barge Breaks Loose, Drifts 1 Mile

The conditions were windy and choppy Sunday night when the construction barge broke from its mooring and began drifting south.

09/24/2013

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

New Tappan Zee Bridge Pile Driving Project Rattles South Nyack

Work has begun on a new temporary platform on the Rockland County side to help with the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

08/26/2013

Lindsey Stewart (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For Bride-To-Be Killed In Hudson River Boat Crash

A service for Lindsey Stewart of Piermont was held Thursday at the church in Pearl River where she would have been married Aug. 10.

08/01/2013

The boat police say was involved in a deadly crash on the Hudson River near the Tappan Zee Bridge. (credit: CBS 2)

Victims’ Families: Hudson River Crash May Not Have Been Due To Operator

Cell phone video shot by one of the survivors of a boat crash on the Hudson River shows the last few seconds before it slammed into a barge, prosecutors said Wednesday.

07/31/2013

Lindsey Stewart, Mark Lennon

Victims Of Hudson River Boat Accident To Be Paid Last Respects

A picturesque Rockland County village has become the epicenter of sadness, as family and friends prepared to say goodbye the victims of the heartbreaking boating accident on the Hudson River.

07/30/2013

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