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‘Last mile’ of I-95 getting $135 million improvements

Motorists should expect traffic shifts, detours and temporary traffic stops during the years-long construction.

Federal agency re-examines Tappan Zee Bridge construction threat to sturgeon

After receiving numerous reports about a sharp mortality increase in two different endangered species of sturgeon in the Hudson River, the National Marine Fisheries Service is taking another look at possible dangers posed to the fish by the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

Spill leaves 287 painted blue

Those sunglasses weren't tinted blue and no, your eyes weren't playing tricks on you.

Sullivan County town first to sell prepaid E-ZPass

A Sullivan County town is the first in New York to sell "On-The-Go" E-ZPass tags, which are prepaid and do not require users to fill out an application.

No bridge toll hike in 2014

The New York State Thruway Authorty said that tolls on the Tappan Zee Bridge will not increase next year.

Thruway Authority approves $500M in bonds for new Tappan Zee Bridge

The New York State Thruway Authority approved $500 million in short-term bonds to help begin construction of a new Tappan Zee Bridge, while it waits for the federal government to approve a critical loan request.

Tappan Zee Bridge designs released

The New York State Thruway Authority released three designs for the new Tappan Zee Bridge Dec. 5.

Report: Public authority system employment down 10 percent

Employment in the state’s public authority system fell 10 percent from its peak in 2009 to 2011, according to a report from the Albany Times-Union.

State requests $2.9 billion in loans for new bridge

State officials submitted a new letter of interest to the U.S. Department of Transportation seeking up to $2.9 billion in federal credit assistance for the construction of a new Tappan Zee Bridge.

Cuomo: Proposed TZ tolls ‘too high’

(Updated) Cuomo said the projected 2017 toll schedule, which his own secretary – Larry Schwartz – first made public, is excessively high and will negatively impact commuters and those traveling across the bridge.

Tolls on new Tappan Zee to nearly triple current prices

State transportation officials said cash tolls for drivers crossing the new Tappan Zee Bridge will likely be around $14.

State mulls commercial vehicle toll hike

The New York State Thruway Authority is considering a proposal that would raise tolls 45 percent on nearly all commercial vehicle classes.

Bridge designer weighs in on Tappan Zee

After pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into maintenance and repairs to the deteriorating Tappan Zee Bridge over the past decade, Gov. Andrew Cuomo...

Unions agree on Tappan Zee labor contract

Union leaders and the New York State Thruway Authority agreed to a Project Labor Agreement for the upcoming Tappan Zee Bridge project that officials estimate will save more than $450 million.

Congressional gridlock stalls highway funding

The Hudson Valley construction industry, pummeled by job losses since the recession, could be in for yet another blow if Congress fails to pass...