Tappan Zee Qualified Bidders Named

The New York State Thruway Authority and the New York State Department of Transportation on Tuesday released the list of qualified competitive bidders for the new Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing Project. Statements of Qualification were received from five design-build consortiums, and four internationally known groups were deemed qualified after a thorough multi-agency technical review. […]

TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT RELEASED

Represents the most progress made since plans for the new bridge began over 10 years ago  New York State Press Release New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Commissioner Joan McDonald and New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA) Executive Director Thomas Madison today announced that NYSDOT and NYSTA have completed and released the Draft Environmental […]

Governor Announces Budget, says He’ll Leverage $5 Billion for the TZ Bridge, and Create Thousands of Jobs Overall in Hudson Valley

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo traveled to the City of Yonkers in Westchester County on Wednesday to outline his 2012-13 Executive Budget and Reform Plan. The governor claims his budget closes the current $2 billion budget deficit with no new taxes or new fees. He says it will provide “sweeping” mandate relief and pension reform that […]

Recap of October 27 Tappan Zee

Recap of October 27 Tappan Zee

New bridge expected by 2017; no plans for a train at this time BY KOREY WILSON Plans for a rebuilding the Tappan Zee Bridge are underway.  The Federal Highway Administration along with New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and New York State Thruway Authority are working on ways to improve the structure that has […]

MR. DAVITT PULLS A CRAZY STUNT

MR. DAVITT PULLS A CRAZY STUNT

Garnerville resident goes off the deep end, but luckily doesn’t drown BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Local gadfly Michael Davitt, of 32 Morton St, in West Haverstraw, decided to literally air out his frustrations Monday by hanging from a rope on the main spanof the Tappan Zee Bridge. He held a banner accusing County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef […]

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