NYMTC to vote Mon. on new Tappan Zee Bridge project

The new Tappan Zee Bridge project may finally secure federal funds after the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) votes on Monday.Westchester County Executive Rob

TARRYTOWN - The new Tappan Zee Bridge project may finally secure federal funds after the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) votes on Monday.

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, Rockland County Executive Scott Vanderhoef and Putnam County's MaryEllen O'Dell have announced their support for the project. They represent three of nine members of the NYMTC.

The NYMTC vote was canceled in July by Astorino, who wanted more provisions in the plan to make way for mass transit. The new span is now expected to include immediate dedicated bus lanes, as well as possible commuter rail space. Astorino says he doesn't anticipate any issues when the votes are cast.

WC, Putnam, Rockland county executives endorse new TZB spanOfficials hope new document will help counties approve new TZ span

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Mount Vernon woman sentenced in daughter's killing 1 VIDEO: Mount Vernon woman sentenced in daughter's killing
Kristina's Korner tracks the 2 Trending: "No First Pitch for Trump"
Police say the crash happened at the intersection 3 4 injured in 10 car pileup in Monsey
Deasia Bartee admitted to repeatedly hitting 14-month-old daughter 4 Mount Vernon woman gets 19 years for killing her baby
Dasia Bartee is charged with first degree manslaughter 5 Grand jury to hear child death case

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE