Tappan Zee


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Tap·pan Zee

 (tăp′ən zē)
A widening of the Hudson River in southeast New York, the site of the Tappan Zee Bridge, which is 5 kilometers (3 miles) long. Maj. John André was hanged for espionage in 1780 at the nearby village of Tappan.
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In the bosom of one of those spacious coves which indent the eastern shore of the Hudson, at that broad expansion of the river denominated by the ancient Dutch navigators the Tappan Zee, and where they always prudently shortened sail and implored the protection of St.
The wide bosom of the Tappan Zee lay motionless and glassy, excepting that here and there a gentle undulation waved and prolonged the blue shallow of the distant mountain.
Far below him the Tappan Zee spread its dusky and indistinct waste of waters, with here and there the tall mast of a sloop, riding quietly at anchor under the land.
Andrew Cuomo is enthusiastic about a Long Island Sound tunnel, when he has overcome opposition to a much needed third LIRR main line track, and has cut the ribbon on a replacement for the Tappan Zee Bridge, one would suggest that we need only ask him to support funding for Route 347.
A tractor-trailer also tipped over on New York's Tappan Zee Bridge, snarling traffic for hours.
Cotton said that the recent completion of major projects, including the Tappan Zee and Koskiuszko Bridges, were done to the credit of the entire building community.
We're proud that the plant has supplied more than 1 million tons of cement for high profile projects, including the Tappan Zee bridge reconstruction and One World Trade Center Memorial.
This bridge, that was formerly known as the Tappan Zee Bridge in New York, was worked on by the Fluor led joint venture (JV) of Tappan Zee Constructors LLC, comprised of American Bridge, Granite and Taylor Bros.
This is about a new bridge that will take the place of the old Tappan Zee bridge.
1230 potters have made enough to pave two lanes of the Tappan Zee Bridge.
The Tappan Zee replacement, called the New NY Bridge project, is a design-build contract owned by the New York Thruway Authority with a total cost of $3.
Despite being some 35 miles inland from the coast, about 14 homes on Tappan Zee Drive in Pooler got flooded when the storm's heavy rains overwhelmed a drainage ditch for stormwater.