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New Tappan Zee Bridge opening date announcedPosted: Updated:
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that the Rockland-bound span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge will open Aug. 25.
Cuomo made the announcement this morning at the Association for a Better New York breakfast in New York City.
The bridge, officially named the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, will fully open in spring 2018.
The opening will come just over three years since construction commenced on the nearly $4 billion project.