Ceremony Opens New TZ Bridge (audio)

Rockland-bound traffic is scheduled to shift to the new bridge tonight following a ceremony there yesterday. Congresswoman Nita Lowey recalled the seemingly endless debate over whether the original Tappan Zee Bridge should be replaced by a bridge or a tunnel, and said it’s finally good to be able to say it’s almost done…

Audio clip: Nita Lowey

Governor Andrew Cuomo, who admitted he’s not fond of heights, told the assembled crowd he realized the bridge had to be replaced when he used to see first-hand all the repairs that it had to go through…

Audio clip: Andrew Cuomo

As the new bridge opens, motorists traveling on the Rockland-bound side of the Thruway should be prepared for lane closures and traffic stoppages so workers can reconfigure the landings and stripe the lanes at both ends of the new 3.1-mile crossing.

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