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A Few Months Before Its Official Opening, Tappan Zee Bridge Is Drivable

June 5, 2017 - in Bridges, News, Projects, Transportation

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Several months remain before it officially opens to long-expectant commuters, but it is now possible to drive across the entire three-mile length of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, a critical crossing in the suburbs of New York City. Like beavers…

Watch How Tappan Zee Bridge’s Main Span Towers Will be Constructed

March 27, 2017 - in Bridges, Video

Construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge is halfway done. Work on the massive $4-billion project has reached the 50 percent mark two years after it started,…

New Tappan Zee Bridge Reaches Steel Milestone

December 15, 2016 - in Lifecycle

(Chicago, IL) - Steel erection on the westbound approach lanes for the new Tappan Zee Bridge in New York has recently completed. “Over a period of about…

Girder Installation Begins on the Tappan Zee Bridge

October 12, 2015 - in Bridges, Construction

Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will begin installing structural steel girders for the new bridge's Westchester landing in Tarrytown this week. The girders will connect the future westbound span's on-land abutment to the first offshore support pier in the…

New York State to Appeal Tappan Zee Bridge Loan Rejection

September 17, 2014 - in Bridges, Renewal/Retrofit, Transportation

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state will appeal the federal government's decision Tuesday to strike down 94 percent of a controversial $511 million loan for the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's regional office…

Tappan Zee Bridge Project Spurs Map of Hudson River Bottom

April 13, 2014 - in Analysis, Construction

The state is mapping the Hudson River's bottom from Troy to New York City as part of building the new Tappan Zee Bridge — an effort meant to benefit the river's fish but one that could also help some local boaters. Determining the depth of the riverbed along…