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  1. Jacobs calls on Thruway Authority to implement cashless tolling system at Grand Island bridgesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs, R-60th District, has called on the New York State Thruway Authority to implement cashless tolling at the Grand Island bridges. In a letter to Thruway Authority Executive Director Bill Finch, Jacobs outlined the rationale for cashless tolling at the Grand Island bridges.

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  2. Governor Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to Prepare for Winter Storm Across Upstate New YorkRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | PressReleasePoint

    ... for deployment, and ample salt and fuel supplies to keep the roadways clear and safe. The New York State Thruway Authority has more than 600 operators and supervisors ready to deploy 203 Large Snow Plows, 111 Medium Snow Plows and 53 Loaders across ...

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  3. Expand 'design-build' to all NY infrastructure projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Post-Standard

    The main span of the Tappan Zee Bridge is illuminated with temporary lighting as construction continues in this Jan. 4, 2017, photo provided by the New York State Thruway Authority. Thomas J. Spearing III is New York office leader and senior vice president of HNTB Corp., a company that provides infrastructure services to public and private contractors.

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  4. Providing "Retirement Benefits" Isn't the Same as Providing Health Insurance CoverageRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 4 | ContractsProf Blog

    A recent case out of New York, Wilson v. New York State Thruway Authority, 931-16 , deals with the collective bargaining agreement between the New York State Thruway Authority and its retirees over whether the Thruway Authority was contractually bound to provide health insurance coverage to the retirees at no cost.

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  5. Northbound Thruway reopened.in Ulster CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Times Herald-Record

    The northbound lanes of the Thruway between the New Paltz and Kingston exits have reopened, the New York State Thruway Authority is reporting this morning.

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  6. Stricter NYC toll evasion penalties go into effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Newsday

    ... system." The regulations will be in effect at all tolling agencies, including the New York State Thruway Authority, the Port Authority and the New York State Bridge Authority. Until now, DMV regulation had permitted the suspension of a vehicle's ...

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  7. Toll violator crackdown takes effect in NYRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... all New York tolling authorities, including the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the New York State Thruway Authority, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and the New York State Bridge Authority. Repeat toll violators will be ...

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  8. Media Advisory: Notice of Thruway Authority Board MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | New York State Thruway Authority

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a meeting of the Members of the New York State Thruway Authority Finance Committee and the New York State Thruway Authority Governance Committee followed immediately by a meeting of the Members of the New York State Thruway Authority Board, will be held on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the above referenced locations. Meetings are open to the public and are also webcast live from the Authority's website at: .

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  9. Persistent toll scofflaws facing stiffer penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Times Herald-Record

    ... well as license plate numbers so that non-E-ZPass users can be identified and billed. The New York State Thruway Authority switched to AET at the Tappan Zee Bridge April 23. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, after a four-year trial at the ...

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  10. NYS Thruway Authority: Restrictions from Commercial Traffic Ban on I-90 liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    The New York State Thruway Authority has issued an update to the Commercial Traffic Ban for part of I-90.

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  11. PLDW Attorney William J. Estes Will Present at the Transportation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | PR.com

    Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC Senior Counsel and municipal infrastructure attorney William J. Estes, who was the former General Counsel of the New York State Thruway Authority and an Assistant Counsel to the Governor of New York for Transportation and Economic Development, will present at the Transportation Research Board's 96th Annual Meeting.

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  12. Snowed-in: Traffic ban in BuffaloRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    From the New York State Thruway Authority: A commercial traffic ban was issued earlier this afternoon in Buffalo on the I-90 between the Pennsylvania state line to Buffalo Exit 51 Route 33. Due to severe winter weather, all commercial traffic heading eastbound to the New York state line are to use I-86 eastbound to Route I-390 northbound. Commercial traffic heading west toward Pennsylvania from points east should use Exit 46 for I-390 south to I-86 west.

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  13. Tappan Zee Bridge Project Making Strides, On Track For 2018 OpeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Briarcliff Daily Voice

    ... of the biggest active bridge projects in the nation and the largest in the history of the New York State Thruway Authority. In all, more than 6,300 people have contributed to the New NY Bridge project thus far, totaling more than 8,000,000 hours of ...

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  14. Clemens R. SkowronekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Recorder

    ... Carpet Company. For several years, he worked for H & H Dairy. Lastly, he worked for the New York State Thruway Authority retiring in 2000. He enjoyed spending time with his family at their summer camp on Sacandaga Lake and also enjoyed carpentry and ...

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  15. Canal system is now under NYPA controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... run the Canal Corporation as a subsidiary, similar to the relationship Canals had under the New York State Thruway Authority, which had overseen the canal system since 1992. "We have anticipated this day for nearly a year and we are excited about ...

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  16. Free coffee on the Thruway this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Times Herald-Record

    The New York State Thruway Authority will offer travelers free coffee and tea at all 27 of its service areas on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

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  17. Thruway to serve free coffee, tea at service areas to promote safe drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    The New York State Thruway Authority announced that it will offer free coffee and tea at all 27 service areas on New Year's Eve and New Year's morning. "Our longstanding New Year's Eve tradition of providing free hot coffee and tea to our customers serves as a friendly reminder to motorists to take a break during their holiday travels," said Thruway Authority Acting Executive Director Bill Finch in a news release.

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  18. Thruway announces free coffee and tea at all 27 service areas to promote safe and alert drivingRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2016 | Observer

    The New York State Thruway Authority has announced that it will continue its 46-year tradition of offering free coffee and hot tea to travelers along the Thruway on New Year's Eve and into New Year's morning. The free beverages will be available at each of the Thruway's 27 service areas beginning at 11 p.m. Saturday until 7 a.m. on Sunday.

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  19. Free coffee, tea being offered at 27 Thruway service areas to promote safe drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | WTEN-TV Albany

    The New York State Thruway Authority announced it will offer free coffee and tea at all 27 service areas to promote safe and alert driving. The complimentary hot beverages are available from 11 p.m. on New Year's Eve until 7 a.m. on New Year's Day.

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  20. Thruway Authority Announces Free Coffee and Tea at All 27 Service...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | New York State Thruway Authority

    Complimentary Hot Beverages Available at All Thruway Service Areas from 11 p.m. on New Year's Eve until 7 a.m. on New Year's Day The New York State Thruway Authority today announced that it will continue its 46-year tradition of offering free coffee and hot tea to travelers along the Thruway on New Year's Eve and into New Year's morning. The free beverages will be available at each of the Thruway's 27 service areas beginning at 11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 until 7 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

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