Tappan Zee Bridge
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.
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.
The Hudson River site has been busy with pre-construction activity for months, with crews building platforms and dredging.
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.
The conditions were windy and choppy Sunday night when the construction barge broke from its mooring and began drifting south.
Work has begun on a new temporary platform on the Rockland County side to help with the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.
A service for Lindsey Stewart of Piermont was held Thursday at the church in Pearl River where she would have been married Aug. 10.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A three-man crew is spending the week pulling colonies of oysters into buckets and transferring them about a mile south towards Manhattan.
The wreck happened just before 9 p.m. Tuesday near exit 10 on the Rockland County side of the bridge.
The accident was first reported at about 9 p.m. State police closed the northbound lanes to perform an accident reconstruction. Southbound traffic remained open, but delays were expected.
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.