Brian Conybeare http://wamc.org en 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 Updated Tappan Zee Bridge plans presented at Valhalla public forum http://wamc.org/post/updated-tappan-zee-bridge-plans-presented-valhalla-public-forum <p>VALHALLA – Updated plans and costs to construct the new Tappan Zee Bridge were presented to the public Tuesday night at a forum at Mount Pleasant Town Hall in Valhalla.</p><p>Brian Conybeare, the special advisor to the governor on the bridge project, presenting updated plans and figures on the bridge, which will begin construction this year.</p><p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:49:15 +0000 Hank Gross 56305 at http://wamc.org Updated Tappan Zee Bridge plans presented at Valhalla public forum