July 2016
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Tappan Zee Constructors (TZC) has begun building the roadway for the new bridge's main span.
In June, TZC installed four large pre-assembled sections of steel, weighing nearly 340,000 pounds each, atop the main span crossbeams. These steel segments will allow the team to build out from the towers one section at a time, attaching stay cables to the structure along the way. Precast concrete deck panels will be placed in the erected steel sections to provide a base driving surface.

The New NY Bridge project has made extraordinary progress over the past year, with more than a mile of steel girders in place and new towers rising above the existing Tappan Zee Bridge. You can see the transformation for yourself in this narrated video.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that "Alternative F" was selected as the design for the New NY Bridge project's shared-use path connections in Westchester and Rockland. The decision followed a thorough review of the alternative's impacts and benefits to the local communities.

This Independence Day weekend, the U.S. Coast Guard, the New York State Thruway Authority, Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) and local law enforcement are reminding boaters of the safety measures near the extremely active work site.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much will the new bridge cost?    
The project cost is $3.98 billion. This includes bridge design-builder Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC's (TZC) contract cost of $3.142 billion and $600 to $800 million in owner's (New York State Thruway Authority) costs, which cover project management, oversight, a contingency fund and some financing costs.

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