Tarrytown, NY, United States
3.1-mile (5-kilometers) highway bridge
Expected in 2018
Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC), a joint venture composed of Fluor Enterprises, American Bridge Company, Granite Construction Northeast and Traylor Bros.
Buckland and Taylor Ltd.
New York State Thruway Authority
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
Replacement of the Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River in New York.
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.
National Award – Prize Bridge Awards – “Major Span” Category
Awarded by the National Steel Bridge Alliance