September 2014
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Art Show Bridges the Hudson:   

Exhibits on Display this Month

Nyack and Tarrytown are well known for contributions to art and with over 85 submissions the 2014 Bridge Art Show is no exception. The bridge project’s visual quality panel selected a best of show and two runners up, to be announced at the opening receptions.  


The New York State Thruway Authority, Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) and the U.S. Coast Guard have worked together to establish a safe channel for recreational boaters looking to access Piermont’s popular waterfront. The newly-marked channel is part of the New NY Bridge project team’s ongoing efforts to enhance boater safety in and around the construction area.



The Hudson Valley is a unique geological formation, created by receding glaciers tens of thousands of years ago. As the colossal sheets of ice melted and formed the Great Lakes, the melt-water rushed down the Palisades and filled the Hudson Valley with enough sediment to bury the Statue of Liberty. This torrential force of nature created the striking Hudson Valley landscape and more recently, a number of geotechnical hurdles for the New NY Bridge project.  



The New NY Bridge team’s high standards of quality and precision are crucial to the day-to-day operations of the project. To ensure that the bridge’s foundation piles are welded with consistent accuracy, skilled operators are utilizing advanced mechanical welding machines.   



Frequently Asked Questions
How long will the new bridge last? 

The New NY Bridge is designed to last 100 years before any major structural maintenance is required.


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