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New York State to Appeal Tappan Zee Bridge Loan Rejection

Matt Ball on 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 rejected using the loan for seven of 12 bridge-related projects, including $110 million slated for Hudson River dredging and $65 million to remove the current bridge between Rockland and Westchester counties.

Read more via The Poughkeepsie Journal

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