U.S. Transportation Department

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

State Thruway Authority Requests Loan Of Up To $2.9 Billion For New Tappan Zee Bridge

That figure is as much as $900,000 more than the state requested previously, when it was turned down. But Governor Andrew Cuomo has expressed confidence that the loan will be approved.


Rail tunnel under the Hudson River. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

New Jersey Granted Extension On Tunnel Tab

The U.S. Transportation Department has granted New Jersey an extension of just over two weeks on the $271 million it owes for a scrapped rail tunnel project.