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A look at the new Tappan Zee Bridge

Posted by Matt Ryan on
Tappan Zee Bridge Construction
Matt Ryan

Over the course of the next two weeks we're going to take a closer look at the construction of "The New NY Bridge."

Talk of replacing the aging Tappan Zee Bridge in the lower Hudson Valley has gone on for decades.  In 2013, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced construction had finally begun on a new span.  The bridge is expected to be completed by mid-2018.  In the meantime, questions remain over how exactly the administration is going to pay for the hefty $3.9 billion cost.

In this program, just outside the shadows of the current TZB, we'll talk with Brian Conybeare, a special advisor to the governor. A former TV anchor, he is the de facto spokesperson for all matters involving the new bridge.  We'll discuss the financing issue, along with environmental concerns and if milestones are being met. 

Watch the full interview above.

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