Month: October 2014
The nearly $4 billion Tappan Zee bridge replacement project will almost certainly double the $5 toll currently charged on the existing bridge by 2019, a government finance expert warned Wednesday. Read More
State lawmakers say they want to act quickly to spend the state’s $5 billion dollar and growing surplus on an infrastructure fund to fix up roads and bridges, among other things. At a conference on the state’s infrastructure, sponsored by a think tank, participants said there are deep needs, and they warn lawmakers not to spend the money frivolously. Read More
While state officials have been purposefully tight-lipped about how replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge may impact its $5 toll—or tolls across the state's Thruway system—one fiscal analyst is confident they will reach double digits. Read More
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