For immediate release: March 14, 2013
Contact: Betsy Feldstein, (518) 471-5300
REVISED SCHEDULE FOR THIS WEEK’S WORK ON THE
TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE DECK PROJECT
NOW THROUGH FRI., MARCH 15
The New York State Thruway Authority revised its schedule for the Tappan Zee Bridge Deck Project today.
Work scheduled tonight, Thursday, March 14, and Friday, March 15, has been cancelled.
Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17
No work scheduled.
The nighttime lane closures on Monday through Friday are required in order for the contractor to continue with miscellaneous work on the Tappan Zee Bridge.
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, http://www.thruway.ny.gov/tas/index.shtml.
To see an interactive map including Google traffic conditions for the Thruway and other roadways in New York State and beyond, go to: http://www.thruway.ny.gov/travelers/map/index.html?layer=traffic.