Ticket to Ride: Cuomo’s 6 biggest transportation projects – and how much further they need to go

City & State New York » Here are the six most important infrastructure investments in New York this year, including the Tappan Zee Bridge project ($3.98 billion), the Gateway Tunnel project ($13 billion) and the Interstate 81 viaduct project in Syracuse ($1.7 billion).

2017-10-18T14:21:26+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Airports, Bridges, Highways, New York, Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement, Tolling|

Associated Press: New York needs $27B to fix local bridges

Associated Press » A new report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli estimates that locally owned bridges need a whopping $27 billion in repairs in order to keep them in good operating condition.

2017-10-12T11:54:36+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Bridges, Highways, New York, Roads|

New York Governor Cuomo calls on private sector to help fix subways

Reuters » New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday called on the private sector to help improve New York City’s aging subway system, saying business and civic organizations could each contribute $250,000 to join a “partnership council” and clean up dirty, decrepit areas. He said firms including BlackRock, Estee Lauder and Blackstone already agreed to contribute the funds, and that companies could “adopt a station” to help fund cleaning, art or even wireless internet service for additional contributions up to $600,000.

2017-08-10T09:28:32+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Metro Rail / Transit, New York, Public-Private Partnerships|

NYC officials urge state pols to allow one construction firm to repair Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

New York Daily News » New York City and state officials are pressing lawmakers to approve state legislation that would allow them to use the “design-build” method for much-needed repairs to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.

2017-06-27T14:19:20+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Design-Build, Highways, New York|

Video: Tappan Zee replacement gets westbound stay cables installed

The Lower Hudson Journal News » Crews have finished installing stay cables on the westbound span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, the first portion of the bridge set to open later this year.

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