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.
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.
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.
The day the bridge opens for traffic, which is hoped for in 2018, bus commuters should notice faster rides.
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.
An auctioneer with Christie’s predicts the famous painting could go for $30 million to $50 million.
Still promoting last year’s excellent I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive (he also has a novel by the same name that came out last year), he opened with the album’s “Waiting On The Sky” and followed with the George W. Bush baiting “Little Emperor” followed by older songs “Train A’ Comin’” and “The Galway Girl.”
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to build a new Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River got a big boost today.
Concern over whether participants would get to swim the more than two-mile first leg was outweighed by the fact that one of the participants died after experiencing what race organizers described as distress during the Hudson River swim.
The rupture at the 40-year-old pipe on Wednesday afternoon required a partial system shutdown, which means raw sewage can’t make it to the treatment plant in Yonkers.
The Westchester County Department of Health is advising people who use the Hudson River waters for recreational purposes to avoid direct contact with the water from Croton Point Park and points south until further notice.
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.
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 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.
Westchester County and Rockland County executives want mass transit support to be an essential part of the bridge.