tappan zee constructors http://wamc.org en New NY Bridge Contract Adds 100 Jobs To Pittsfield Company http://wamc.org/post/new-ny-bridge-contract-adds-100-jobs-pittsfield-company <p>A Pittsfield-based company has been awarded a $70 million contract in the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River.</p><p><a href="http://www.unistresscorp.com/" target="_blank">Unistress Corporation</a> has already begun hiring designers and will bring on skilled laborers, heavy equipment operators and truck drivers. Perri Petricca is the company’s president.</p><p>“We’re going to be holding job fairs starting June 23<sup>rd</sup> looking for over 100 new people and those jobs will be starting shortly thereafter,” said Petricca.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:20:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 92439 at http://wamc.org New NY Bridge Contract Adds 100 Jobs To Pittsfield Company Formal Construction Begins On New TZ Bridge http://wamc.org/post/formal-construction-begins-new-tz-bridge <p>TARRYTOWN &ndash; Actual construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge is underway with installation of the first permanent piles that will comprise the foundation of the structure.</p><p>The twin-span project is expected to be completed in under five years, replacing the current bridge over the Hudson River connecting Rockland and Westchester counties, said spokesman Brian Conybeare.</p><p>&ldquo;The pilings that will hold up the new Tappan Zee Bridge are now going into the river at the main span at the middle of the river,&rdquo; Conybeare said.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:31:54 +0000 Jaired Crofut 75738 at http://wamc.org Formal Construction Begins On New TZ Bridge DiNapoli Okays the Final Contract for the Bridge http://wamc.org/post/dinapoli-okays-final-contract-bridge <p>The New York State Comptroller has given his approval for the more than $3 billion contract to build a replacement Tappan Zee Bridge in the lower Hudson Valley.</p> Sat, 19 Jan 2013 03:47:49 +0000 Allison Dunne 56092 at http://wamc.org DiNapoli Okays the Final Contract for the Bridge