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Drivers: New Tappan Zee Construction Causing Rubbernecking

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Drivers: Keep your eyes off the new Tappan Zee Bridge and on the road in front of you.

As WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported, it’s difficult to ignore the mammoth blue girders and the concrete supports sprouting up from the Hudson River. 243 more words


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. 608 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. 313 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. 373 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. 429 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. 257 more words