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Tappan Zee Bridge

Rendering of Tappan Zee Bridge approach from Rockland County with clear noise walls (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

Residents Vote For Sound Barriers On New Tappan Zee Bridge

Residents near the site of the new Tappan Zee Bridge have voted overwhelmingly to add sound barriers on both sides of the Hudson River once the new bridge is complete.

07/22/2013

Rendering of the new Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: Tappan Zee Constructors LLC and HDR Engineering Inc.)

Nyack Mayor Worried About Tappan Zee Bridge Construction’s Impact On Boating

The River Rowing Association has already been affected by the project.

06/17/2013

Collapsed section of the I-5 bridge in Mt. Vernon, Wash. - May 23, 2013 (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Washington State Bridge Collapse Is Reminder Of Dangerous Bridges Nationwide

An overweight on a bridge that couldn’t handle it proved a disaster overnight in Washington state. It collapsed, sending three cars into the water. Fortunately, no one died. But it’s a reminder of the thousands of bridges just like it.

05/24/2013

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)

Residents Dealing With Constant Noise From New Tappan Zee Bridge Construction

Preliminary pile driving for the new Tappan Zee Bridge has begun and has been a real jolt for some residents.

05/16/2013

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Tarrytown - Feb. 5, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Former Assemblyman: New Tappan Zee Bridge Will Mean Major Toll Hikes

No toll hike is planned for the Tappan Zee Bridge next year, but a former state assemblyman from Westchester County said the move is only delaying the inevitable..

05/12/2013

New Tappan Zee Bridge Design Option #3 (credit: www.newnybridge.com)

Residents Can Monitor Noise Near The Tappan Zee Bridge

Residents can now track noise, air quality and vibration levels near the Tappan Zee Bridge.

05/10/2013

New York State Thruway in South Nyack, just beyond Exit 10 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Could Change Where Tolls Are Collected

South Nyack Mayor Bonnie Christian told WCBS 880 reporter Paul Murnane that the current scheme to throw a system of E-ZPass gear in a steel gantry over the Westchester bound lanes at Exit 10 on I-287 is unacceptable.

04/11/2013

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 (file / credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Pre-Construction Work Begins Monday For New Tappan Zee Bridge

Six barges and tugboats carrying construction equipment are slated to arrive Monday.

03/25/2013

Rendering of the new Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

Commuters Back Sponsored Tappan Zee Bridge

If it works for a baseball stadium like Citi Field, why not a bridge? Giving a corporate name to the new Tappan Zee Bridge might keep tolls down.

03/18/2013

Rendering of the new Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

Report: Tarrytown In No Rush On Zoning Changes For New Tappan Zee Bridge

Construction of a new Tappan Zee Bridge will likely require some zoning changes in Tarrytown, but officials say they will not rush to pass them.

03/13/2013

Tappan Zee Bridge employment forum at Rockland Community College - March 6, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Employment Forums Being Held For Tappan Zee Bridge Work

The nearly $4 billion project is on schedule, but under the design-build approach, they’re still at work on the specifics, which was a letdown for some.

03/07/2013

Rendering of the new Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

Tappan Zee Bridge Mass Transit Task Force Holds First Hearing

The day the bridge opens for traffic, which is hoped for in 2018, bus commuters should notice faster rides.

02/22/2013

New Tappan Zee Bridge Design Option #1 (credit: www.newnybridge.com)

Project Director Named For New Tappan Zee Bridge

Peter Sanderson has been appointed to lead a team of design and construction experts for the new span slated to open in 2016.

02/20/2013

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Tarrytown - Aug 16, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Cashless Tolls May Be On The Horizon For New Tappan Zee Bridge

For those without E-ZPass, a picture of the license plate will be snapped and the car’s owner will be mailed a bill for the toll.

02/18/2013

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Tarrytown - Feb. 5, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Old Tappan Zee Bridge To Be Decommissioned In 2016

The “old” Tappan Zee Bridge will be out of commission in 2016. That is one piece of new information that came out in a meeting Monday night in Tarrytown.

02/05/2013

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