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ince 1955, the Tappan Zee Bridge has been a criti- costs ultimately lead to the decision to replace the bridge.
cal thoroughfare for New Yorkers commuting be- The Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, the longest cross- tween Rockland and Westchester Counties, located ing in the New York State Thruway system, is designed to
S approximately 20 miles north of Manhattan and meet the needs of the future while supporting economic across the Hudson River from each other. However, a heavy growth. In 2013, Tappan Zee Constructors was contracted increase in traf? c and exponentially increasing maintenance to design and build the twin-span crossing. The north span
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