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.
ARC, a joint-venture of Roadbridge and American Bridge supported by COWI as design partner, whose previous projects include the construction of the iconic Queensferry Crossing and the Tappan Zee Bridge over New York's Hudson River, is in the running.
Current and recent projects for LiRo, which has more than 950 employees, include the $10.2 billion East Side Access Long Island Rail Road expansion; $180 million worth of projects at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, including the National Synchrotron Light Source II; the $228.5 million High Line Park; and the new $3.8 billion Tappan Zee Bridge.
Down by two with time running out in New York state's Section 1 Class A boys basketball championship game, McGarvey intercepted a long pass, stumbled, gathered himself -- some angles show that he didn't travel, either -- and heaved a 70-foot desperation try that dropped to give Ardsley a 52-51 win over Tappan Zee. Ardsley went on to make the state championship game, before eventually falling.
Cuomo held up his recently-completed Tappan Zee Bridge replacement as a model for the project and Trump, for his part, has pushed for greater private sector involvement in infrastructure projects.
Cuomo Bridge opened last month, linking New York and New Jersey over the Hudson River and succeeding the Tappan Zee Bridge.
During the past few months, barges transported concrete, steel pipe, steel bridge trusses, and floor beams from the former Tappan Zee Bridge north of New York City, along with steel turbines from the New York Power Authority (NYPA), jetty stone, and decommissioned State Canal Corp.
I see one example during my morning train commute into Manhattan--the "super crane" that is being used to build the new Tappan Zee Bridge connecting the two sides of the Hudson River about 30 miles north of New York City.
"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.