Credit: New York State Thruway Authority
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New NY Bridge (Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge)

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Project Details

Location

Tarrytown, NY, United States

Type of Structure

3.1-mile (5-kilometers) highway bridge

Year(s) of Manufacture

2014-2017

Bridge Opening

Expected in 2018

General Contractor

Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC), a joint venture composed of Fluor Enterprises, American Bridge Company, Granite Construction Northeast and Traylor Bros.

Engineering Firm

Buckland and Taylor Ltd.

Owner

New York State Thruway Authority

Products and Services

Fabrication of the main span structure measuring 2,230 feet (680 meters)

10 500 tons of steel components

Longest girder: 78 feet (23.7 meters)

Heaviest gider: 81 tons

Description

Replacement of the Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River in New York.

Features

The end-to-end replacement of this bridge constitutes the most important design-build highway infrastructure project ever to be undertaken in the U.S., and one of the largest construction projects in New York State history.

 

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