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Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Environmental Review

Press Materials

Since 2002 the Project Team has been using press releases to announce public meetings and the availability of reports.

  • Media kits for major public meetings have also been prepared to provide the press with background materials.

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Press Releases:

2010

  • October 15, 2010 - Tappan Zee Bridge /I-287 Corridor Project Moves Forward, Consultant Team Narrows Bridge Configurations, Transit and Highway Alignments to Consider
  • June 25, 2010 - Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor Project Hosts Open Houses, Team to Share with Public the Results of its Analysis of Transit and Bridge Options

2009

  • November 2, 2009 - Public Meetings Set on Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor Project
  • October 21, 2009 - Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor Project Announces Transit-Oriented Development Training for Localities
  • June 25, 2009 - Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor Project Announces Transit-Oriented Development Technical Assistance Initiative.
  • June 10, 2009 - Scoping Completed on the Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor Project.

2008

  • November 20, 2008 - Tappan Zee Bridge Preliminary Financial Report Released
  • September 26, 2008 - Proposal For Tappan Zee Bridge & I-287 Corridor Unveiled
  • March 11, 2008 - Tappan Zee Bridge Plan Comments Accepted through March 31
  • February 12, 2008 - Tappan Zee Bridge Update Packet Released to Public. Information Detailed about Environmental Review, Project Options & Criteria for Transit
  • February 7, 2008 - Tappan Zee Bridge Public Meetings Scheduled - Sessions To Be Held in Westchester, Orange and Rockland Counties
  • January 17, 2008 - State Charts New Course for Tappan Zee/I-287 Corridor Study: Streamlined Review and Increased Public Involvement Will Speed Completion

2007

  • November 2, 2007 - Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Environmental Office Opens. Community Outreach Center and Project Offices Are Open Weekdays for Public Visits
  • February 13, 2007 - Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor Project Open Houses Scheduled for February 27 and 28

2005

  • December 5, 2005 - Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Environmental Review Workshops Scheduled for December 12 and 13
  • September 29, 2005 - New York State Thruway Authority, MTA Metro-North Railroad, and New York State Department of Transportation Recommend Six Alternatives for Further Study in Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor Project

2004

2003

  • July 28, 2003 - Tappan Zee Bridge Round 2 Workshops Scheduled for July 29 and 30
  • April 1, 2003 – Tappan Zee Bridge Workshops Scheduled for April 8, 9 and 10
  • March 24, 2003 – Tappan Zee Bridge Community Centers Open in Tarrytown and Nyack
  • March 19, 2003 – NYS Thruway Authority and MTA Metro-North Railroad to Distribute Destination Surveys
  • January 9, 2003 - Public Invited to Comment on Notice of Intent for Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Environmental Review, Meetings to Be Held January 14-16 from 4 to 9 p.m.

2002

  • December 23, 2002 - Notice of Intent for Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Environmental Review Published in Federal Register, Public Meetings Planned for January

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