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State Board Green-Lights Tappan Zee Bridge Funding Plan

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to use $511 million in clean water funds to help finance the new Tappan Zee Bridge won approval from a state board Thursday. 607 more words


State Withholding Tappan Zee Payments To Contractor After Latest Barge Breaks Free

PIERMONT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The state is withholding $1 million a month from a contractor working on the new Tappan Zee Bridge project after a barge broke loose from the construction site Sunday — the third such incident since September. 314 more words


New Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Resumes: 'The Landscape Is Going To Change'

NYACK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Major construction has resumed on the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

Crews started pile driving in the Hudson River on Thursday morning after a long winter break. 372 more words


In cold snap, recipe for roads goes beyond salt

‘Magic Salt’ from Mass. company uses molasses

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

BUFFALO, N.Y. —A splash of beet juice, a dollop of molasses, a squeeze of cheese brine. 570 more words


N.Y. State Announces Plan To Fight Wrong-Way Thruway Crashes

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The State of New York has announced a new, high-tech effort to combat wrong-way crashes, using radar, flashy LED signs, and text alerts to drivers’ cellphones and the resources of local police. 430 more words


Residents Vote For Sound Barriers On New Tappan Zee Bridge

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – 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. 256 more words


Tappan Zee Bridge plans move ahead but where's the money?

It’s hump-day, which means it’s production day at the Westchester County Business Journal, so I will keep this one short and sweet.

Yesterday the New York State Thruway Authority announced the four finalists selected to bid on the Tappan Zee Bridge rebuilding contract. 230 more words

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