New York threatens company building new Tappan Zee Bridge with fines for loose barges

Three barges have broken loose and floated down

Three barges have broken loose and floated down the Hudson since September. (March 31, 2014 5:54 PM)

State officials are threatening the construction company building the new Tappan Zee Bridge with fines after another barge broke loose and floated down the Hudson River yesterday.

Brian Conybeare, the special advisor to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the New Tappan Zee Bridge Project, says the New York State Thruway Authority is going to withhold up to $1 million a month in project fees because of the...

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