Tappan Zee Bridge

Barnegat Bay Frozen Over Jan. 2014 (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

Lindsey Stewart, Mark Lennon

Body Believed To Be That Of Missing Man Found After Hudson Boat Crash

A body found Sunday in the Hudson River was believed to be a would-be best man, who had been missing and presumed dead after his boat crashed into a barge.

07/28/2013

Hudson Accident Boat

1 Body Found, 1 Missing After Boating Accident Near Tappan Zee Bridge

A bride-to-be and a best man were missing Saturday morning, and four others were injured, after a late-night crash on the Hudson River near the Tappan Zee Bridge.

07/27/2013

Crews harvest oysters near the Tappan Zee Bridge on Friday, July 26, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Oysters Being Moved As Dredging For New Tappan Zee Bridge Set To Begin

A three-man crew is spending the week pulling colonies of oysters into buckets and transferring them about a mile south towards Manhattan.

07/26/2013

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