OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES NEAR BRIDGE TONIGHT

OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES NEAR BRIDGE TONIGHT

Construction Temporarily Limited Due to Winter Weather Tappan Zee Constructors (TZC) is scheduled to re-stripe the westbound lanes near the new bridge tonight, requiring lane closures on the northbound/westbound New York State Thruway (I-87/I-287). Lane closure times and locations are listed in the chart below. LANE CLOSURES NEAR THE BRIDGE DATE: CLOSURES BEGIN: CLOSURES END: LOCATION: […]

TZHS CHORAL SINGERS PERFORM IN “THE SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS” AT RADIO CITY

TZHS CHORAL SINGERS PERFORM IN “THE SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS” AT RADIO CITY

BY BJ GRECO Members of Tappan Zee High School’s Concert Choir and Chorale performed a special holiday arrangement by music teacher Dr. Russell Wagoner in “The Sounds of Christmas” opening of the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular on December 15. Among the audience members were 45 South Orangetown Middle School seventh and eighth-grade chorus […]

DISGUST OVER TZ NAME CHANGE CONTINUES TO GROW

DISGUST OVER TZ NAME CHANGE CONTINUES TO GROW

To the Editor, I agree 99 percent with the letter to you from Frank Ross of New City which appeared in the November 23 – 29, 2017 edition of the Rockland Times Free Weekly. I believe a resolution that should satisfy all of the parties with an interest in this subject, as well as minimize […]

County Executive’s Corner: The Mass Transit Dream

County Executive’s Corner: The Mass Transit Dream

  By Rockland County Executive Ed Day When the state started creating plans in 2000 to build a new Tappan Zee Bridge, many of us in Rockland County thought we would finally get the mass transit options that much of the New York metro area already enjoys. In the 17 years that it’s taken to […]

NEW WESTBOUND TAPPAN ZEE OPENS TO MOTORISTS FRIDAY NIGHT

NEW WESTBOUND TAPPAN ZEE OPENS TO MOTORISTS FRIDAY NIGHT

BY JANIE ROSMAN Tomorrow is a long-anticipated day: the westbound span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge will open to westbound motorists. The media was offered a peek at the $3.1-mile, $3.98 billion project today, its first since the eight main span towers were finished in December. Since then, crews have been working to complete that […]

Oh No, Cuomo!

Oh No, Cuomo!

To the Editor, In a twist for the new Tappan Zee Bridge saga, Governor Cuomo has gone back on the word of his administration. Cuomo has now indicated the new bridge will be partially paid for with a toll increase throughout the entire Thruway system in NY. This is a 180-degree turn from what Thruway […]

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