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Tappan Zee Rebuild Receives Federal Approval

Posted by on 6 December 2012

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We first talked about the Tappan Zee Bridge rebuild project back in August. The project has hit a major milestone, and Governor Andrew Cuomo says the hardest part is now over. The environmental impact statement for the new Tappan Zee Bridge was presented to the federal government and was approved. The building plans include numerous steps that will be taken to reduce the environmental impact of the construction on the fish in the area as well as local residents. These precautions were highlighted in our blog "Less Disruptive Construction Plans For Tappan Zee".

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NYS Senate Passes Act to Protect Our Roads and Bridges

Posted by on 28 June 2012

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BRIDGE Reform Act Stops Misuse of Funds and Aims to Fix

New York's Struggling Bridges and Roads

Just last month, the New York State Senate passed the Bridge and Road Investment and Dedicated Fund Guaranteed Enforcement Reform Act -- known, in short, as the BRIDGE Reform Act. Its purpose is to protect a fund which originated in 1991 and that exists solely for the use of rebuilding, repairing, and replacing New York's highways and bridges.

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