Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor Project Update

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Area of Study

Area of Study

The Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor Project held open houses June 28th in Tarrytown, NY and June 30th in West Nyack, NY to present details of the Alternatives  — including final transit alignments and current bridge configurations — to be studied further in reaching a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS).  A list of the alternatives can be found on the project website .

MNRCC member Jim Blair and PCAC Executive Director Bill Henderson attended the Tarrytown presentation; and MNRCC member Randy Glucksman represented the Council in West Nyack.

 

The aim of the Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor Project is to:

    • Resolve the structural needs of the Tappan Zee Bridge;
    • Identify a potential transit link for the region; and
    • Determine the safest, most efficient, environmentally sound,
      and responsible way to address the transportation needs of
      the Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor for the next century.
Alternatives display at the TZB/I-287 Project Open House

Alternatives display at the TZB/I-287 Project Open House

This project is being conducted by the New York State Department of Transportation, the New York State Thruway Authority and MTA Metro-North Railroad, under the supervision of the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration, the federal co-leads for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process.  An explanation of the EIS process can be found on the project website

 

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