Crews working on eastbound span, final prep for westbound span opening

Crews working on eastbound span, final prep for westbound span opening

BY JANIE ROSMAN Photo credit New York State Thruway Authority For many, late August signifies the nearing end of summer (though not for another month) and the beginning of another school year. However, in two weeks (August 25) — and weather permitting — the New NY Bridge project will reach another milestone. When rush hour wanes and […]

Crews working to finish westbound span in time for early fall opening

Crews working to finish westbound span in time for early fall opening

STORY AND PHOTOS BY JANIE ROSMAN Anticipated to open last December, then early 2017 and then spring/summer 2017, the new Tappan Zee Bridge’s westbound span will open sometime later this year, unless plans change again. Its 3.1-miles connected Rockland and Westchester counties in late March, when the final and smallest section of structural steel was […]

South Nyack and Thruway Authority agree to collaborate on residents’ behalf

South Nyack and Thruway Authority agree to collaborate on residents’ behalf

BY JANIE ROSMAN The quaint village resolved to hold the Thruway Authority to its word about working together to minimize the new TZ Bridge project’s impact on residents. At the onset of their Tuesday village board meeting, trustees convened in executive session with special counsel Dennis E.A. Lynch to discuss the agency’s EDPL non-compliance and lack of […]

TZ GRAD COMPLETES AIR FORCE BASIC TRAINING

TZ GRAD COMPLETES AIR FORCE BASIC TRAINING

U.S. Air Force Airman Jayson E. Thibert graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four […]

BREGA TAKES OVER COUNTY BUS SERVICES NOV. 3

Press Release from Rockland County On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013, Brega Transport Corp. will begin operating the Transport of Rockland (TOR) and TAPPAN ZEExpress (TZx) bus services. Bus routes, service schedules and fares will remain the same. The transition is scheduled to take place at the start of the service day on Sunday, beginning with […]

NEW TZ OFFICIALLY BEGINS CONSTRUCTION

NEW TZ OFFICIALLY BEGINS CONSTRUCTION

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced the beginning of formal construction of the New NY Bridge to replace the Tappan Zee with installation of the first permanent piles that will comprise the foundation of the new bridge. The bridge is scheduled to be completed in just under five years. “This week, we are putting […]