The Journal News » Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week pledged to continue pursuing a long-discussed plan to build a tunnel from Long Island to Westchester or Connecticut. But it won’t come cheap, according to a state-funded study released Friday. An 18-mile tunnel from Rye or Port Chester in Westchester to Syosset on Long Island would cost an estimated $31.5 to $55.4 billion, the study found.
Fleet Owner shares time lapse videos of recent big construction projects to remind us of the size and scope of surface transportation infrastructure projects, and why they cost so much money. The projects featured are California’s $6.4 billion San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Rhode Island’s Barton Corner Bridge Project completed in 16 days this past August, and Connecticut’s use of accelerated bridge construction techniques to replace the I-84 bridge span near the city of Southington.