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Fast facts on the Tappan Zee Bridge project. President Obama Barack announced in late 2011 that replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge was a top infrastructure priority, reviving a decade-old plan that ...


The bridge is about 25 miles north of New York City. The city can be seen from the bridge on a clear day. The bridge carries seven lanes of the New York State Thruway. The bridge is named for a Native American tribe from the area called the "Tappan". Zee is the Dutch word for "sea", as the bridge crosses water.


5 things you need to know about Tappan Zee Bridge work. Here's a survival guide for New York's Tappan Zee Bridge, a poster child for congestion long before construction of its replacement started ...


Sell the Tappan Zee Bridge A week ago my wife and I were returning to DC from New England and followed our normal route which takes us over the Tappan Zee Bridge. Just before the trip I had read that the bridge needs to be replaced. The perennial maintenance (the last major effort a few years ago when at least one lane was always closed ...


Tappan Zee Bridge (2017–present), also known as the "Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge", the replacement for the 1955 bridge; This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Tappan Zee Bridge. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the ...


The New NY Bridge Magazine, chronicling the efforts of the New York State Thruway Authority and Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC during construction of the new twin spans. New NY Bridge Magazine Monthly Newsletters. 303 South Broadway, Suite 413 Tarrytown, New York 10591


Tappan Zee Bridge: 5 facts about the demolition. Here's what to expect as tear-down begins on the old bridge in the shadow of the new Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge.


Best Answer: The Governor Malcolm Wilson Tappan Zee Bridge, almost always referred to as the Tappan Zee Bridge, or simply the Tappan Zee, is a cantilever bridge in New York over the Hudson River at one of its widest points, the Tappan Zee, named for a Native American tribe from the area called the "Tappan" (zee being the Dutch word for "sea").[3]


On my way back from New Jersey, i took an alternate route to avoid the traffic in the New York City and finally passed through one of the longest bridges in New York, The Tappan Zee Bridge. It is named after American Indian Tribe (Tappan) and Zee (Dutch used to call Hudson River as Zee).


The contract was awarded in July of the same year, to Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC, a consortium of design, engineering, and construction firms. A FEW INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE BRIDGE. Built to replace the existing Tappan Zee bridge over the Hudson River; Traffic on the old bridge was exceeding capacity by 40%