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Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Environmental Review

Project Team Structure

Project Management Team:

This study is being conducted by the project sponsors:

under the supervision of the lead agencies:

Lead agencies are responsible for compliance with NEPA requirements and all applicable laws, regulations, orders and guidelines. They also will determine study eligibility for the use of federal funds.

The project management team is being assisted by a team of consultants: AECOM (program management), Earth Tech/AECOM (transportation and environmental planning), Arup (engineering), and Howard Stein-Hudson (public involvement).

Inter-Metropolitan Planning Organization (IMPO)

The IMPO committee is composed of the:

Stakeholder Committee

The Stakeholder Committee fosters communication among agencies, interest groups and municipalities in the Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor Study area and the Project Team.

The committee includes representatives of diverse organizations, from categories including education, development and planning, emergency services, health, engineering and transportation, the environment, business and industry and recreation and tourism.

New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC)

NYMTC (This is an external link and will open in a new browser window) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization for New York City, Long Island and the lower Hudson Valley, which includes the I-287 Corridor. It will provide advisory support for the project. NYMTC is responsible for the region’s long-range transportation plan, which must include all planned transportation projects.

Westchester Rockland Tappan Zee Futures Task Force

The Westchester Rockland Tappan Zee Futures Task Force was established in 2005 by the county executives in Westchester and Rockland counties. The Project Team meets periodically with the Task Force to update members on the progress of the project, to request feedback and to gain their insight on how to keep local residents informed and involved.