Tappan Zee Bridge
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.
A major construction project on the Alexander Hamilton Bridge is now under way, so get ready for some added stress and miles of backups all the way into New Jersey.
The agreement with 14 labor organizations will save $452 million, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office.
A one-time detonation will be set off near the Rockland County shore between 10 a.m. and noon. The explosion will create a vibration to measure soil stability of the Hudson River bed.
Standard & Poor’s said it has reduced its outlook on bonds to finance the state Thruway Authority to negative from stable. The ratings agency also said “aggressive” toll increases may be needed.
The engineers have decided they can live with the South Broadway overpass over the New York State Thruway, which means they will not have to take property along the Rockland approach to the bridge.
The steady pounding has echoed up and down the river this month as pile drivers have tested the riverbed for the new Tappan Zee Bridge being built alongside the old span.
Actual construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge has yet to begin, but residents along the Hudson River have already complained about noise.
The feds have said that they don’t have enough money right now to help pay for the new Tappan Zee Bridge. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo has some thoughts about what the next steps might be in the ongoing, arduous process.
Westchester County and Rockland County executives want mass transit support to be an essential part of the bridge.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo continued tour of ceremonial budget signings Thursday with a stop in Purchase.
Mayor Patricia DuBow is concerned that millions in taxable property will be lost, along with South Nyack’s long-held wish for parkland over the Thruway. Dubow critiqued a draft environmental impact study she calls flawed.