An animation of the new Tappan Zee Bridge was unveiled earlier this week. | Image: New York State
On Monday, the New York State Thruway Authority hosted a panel in Tarrytown to introduce the members of the Tappan Zee Constructors team that will build the new Tappan Zee Bridge. The event included a presentation and a [...]
The Tappan Zee | Photo: Dougtone/flickr
In August, New York State committed to forming a transit task force in order to get essential local support for the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project, which dropped its transit focus when the project was fast tracked last October. Over two months later, traffic-weary Lower Hudson Valley residents have seen [...]
Time and time again, Tappan Zee Bridge replacement boosters—including Tri-State—have emphasized the importance of the project in creating jobs. Any infrastructure initiative of this size will help construction workers’ families make ends meet, so long as construction continues.
But not all transportation infrastructure investments are equal. According to a 2011 Smart Growth America report, [...]
Today, Governor Cuomo announced that the Federal Highway Administration has signed off on the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project. The approval was the largest regulatory hurdle remaining before construction, which the state aims to begin within several months, although the construction firm that will build the bridge has yet to be named. The next major hurdle for [...]