tappan zee constructors

New England News
12:20 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

New NY Bridge Contract Adds 100 Jobs To Pittsfield Company

A rendering of the New NY Bridge which will replace the Tappan Zee Bridge connecting Rockland and Westchester Counties in NYS.
Credit New York State Thruway Authority

A Pittsfield-based company has been awarded a $70 million contract in the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River.

Unistress Corporation has already begun hiring designers and will bring on skilled laborers, heavy equipment operators and truck drivers. Perri Petricca is the company’s president.

“We’re going to be holding job fairs starting June 23rd looking for over 100 new people and those jobs will be starting shortly thereafter,” said Petricca.

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Hudson Valley News
7:31 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Formal Construction Begins On New TZ Bridge


TARRYTOWN – 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.

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.

“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,” Conybeare said.

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Hudson Valley News
10:47 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

DiNapoli Okays the Final Contract for the Bridge

Credit New York State Thruway Authority

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.

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