Photo credit: Rory Glaeseman | Workers continue early construction of pilings, from barges, just north of the Tappan Zee Bridge crossing from Westchester to Rockland County, in background. These pilings allowed proposers to conduct demonstrations of boring to ascertain the composition of the riverbed and a pile-driving project that will determine the load capacity of seven locations in the future path of the bridge. The pile-driving demonstration project was the first physical preparatory work for the new Tappan Zee Bridge. (March 13, 2012)
In a surprise move that has enraged community, transportation and environmental advocates, a key vote to greenlight the new Tappan Zee Bridge was suddenly set for Monday morning.
The special meeting in Lower Manhattan, which was announced after 4 p.m. Friday, is a huge victory for Gov. Andrew Cuomo because the nine members of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council are expected to...
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