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For immediate release: July 19, 2013
Contact: Betsy Feldstein, (518) 471-5300

THRUWAY AUTHORITY TO CONTINUE WITH FINAL PHASES
OF THE TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE DECK PROJECT
MON., JULY 22 THROUGH SUN., JULY 28

Work on the Tappan Zee Bridge will continue July 22 through July 28, the New York State Thruway Authority announced today.

In case of inclement weather, the work may be postponed. Updates will be issued to announce any change in schedule.

Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26

During the daytime hours, the contractor will be working within designated maintenance lane closures and/or underneath the bridge.

Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26

No nighttime lane closures scheduled.

Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28

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.

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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/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.

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