For immediate release: January 4, 2013
Contact: Betsy Feldstein, (518) 471-5300
THRUWAY AUTHORITY TO CONTINUE WITH TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE DECK REPLACEMENT PROJECT MON., JAN. 7 THROUGH FRI., JAN. 11
Additional work on the Tappan Zee Bridge deck replacement project will continue January 7 through January 11, the New York State Thruway Authority announced today. However, there will not be any nighttime work on the bridge during this period.
Monday, January 7 through Friday, January 11
No nighttime lane closures scheduled.
During the day time hours, the contractor will be working within designated maintenance lane closures and/or underneath the bridge.
Saturday, January 12 through Sunday, January 13
No work scheduled.
For the safety of the public and construction workers, motorists are urged to proceed with caution and obey posted work-zone speed limits.
Traffic updates will be broadcast to motorists via Variable Message Signs along the highway and by Highway Advisory Radio 530 AM in the Tappan Zee Bridge corridor, as well as 1610 AM in the Newburgh area. To see real-time webcam views of the bridge and approaches, go to http://www.thruway.ny.gov/travelers/map/index.html?layer=cameras.
To receive TRANSalert emails with information on Thruway traffic incidents and other timely information that may affect travel on the Tappan Zee Bridge, go to http://www//thruway.ny.gov/travelers/map/index.html?layer=traffic .