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  1. New York State Thruway Authority should put the brakes on toll hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    Why should the taxpayers in Central New York pay for the new $3.9 billion Tappan Zee Bridge that most of them will never use? We don't think they should. The New York State Thruway Authority, which is scheduled to take up its proposed 2015 budget at its meeting on Friday, has been mum on what, if any, toll increases motorists could expect in the future on the 570-mile highway.

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  2. Tappan Zee Bridge Project: Work Continues as Concrete Situation is InvestigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... TZC is working closely with all appropriate authorities on the investigation, including the New York State Thruway Authority and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The incident began at approximately 6:45 a.m. this morning ...

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  3. Concrete silo collapses at TZB siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times Herald-Record

    ... were no injuries. Carla Julian, a spokeswoman for TZC, said engineers from both TZC and the New York State Thruway Authority as well as representatives of the Department of Environmental Conservation were on-site and “assessing the ...

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  4. Bids Sought for Bridge over Hudson RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PaintSquare

    The New York State Thruway Authority is seeking bids for painting and steel repair on the historic Castleton Bridge over the Hudson River. The project involves cleaning and recoating about 430,000 square feet of structural steel on the 5,369-foot-long riveted truss structure.

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  5. Tappan Zee Bridge Contractor Shuts Down Floating Concrete PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    ... s from the New York Department of Environmental Conservation and engineers from TZC and the New York State Thruway Authority are on the scene assessing the situation," said Tappan Zee Constructors in a statement, as reported by The Journal News.

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  6. Tappan Zee bridge construction halted after silo collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Albany Times Union

    ... from the New York Department of Environmental Conservation and engineers from TZC and the New York State Thruway Authority are on the scene assessing the situation. Safety and environmental stewardship are our top priorities as we continue to ...

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  7. Tappan Zee Bridge Toll Could Triple, Report RevealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    If the New York State Thruway Authority hit the toll targets to help fund the new Tappan Zee Bridge using only money from the motorists who use the crossing, tolls would have to increase to about $15 per car by 2018, according to the Empire Center. The Thruway Authority has a toll revenue target in each year's spending plan, and the continuing absence of a separate financial plan for the Tappan Zee construction creates something of a financial mess, the Empire Center said.

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  8. E-Zpass Makes a Great Gift this Holiday SeasonRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | New York State Thruway Authority

    ZPASS MAKES A GREAT GIFT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON For Just $25, Get E-ZPass On-The-Go and Give the Gift of Convenience and Savings - Available at More Than 700 Locations Across New York State For $25, you can give the gift of convenience and savings! The New York State Thruway Authority's E-ZPass On-The-Go is available to holiday shoppers at more than 700 locations around the state, including major supermarkets and many town, village and county clerks.

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  9. Governor Issues Tractor Trailer BansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | B104.7

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced temporary travel bans for large commercial trucks on interstates in the Syracuse-Binghamton-Rochester areas, as heavy bands of snow continue to make driving difficult. The New York State Thruway Authority is implementing a temporary travel ban for all tractor trailers, including tandem trailers, on I-90 between Exit 32 and Exit 48 due to the current winter weather event.

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  10. Tractor-trailers banned from interstates in Central New York due to snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Post-Standard

    ... at least 6 a.m. Thursday and would affect parts of interstates 90, 81, 390 and 690. The New York State Thruway Authority ordered a ban on all tractor-trailers and tandem tractor-trailers on I-90 between Exit 32 (Westmoreland - Rome - NY Route 233) ...

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  11. Cuomo Announces Temporary Tractor Trailer Travel BansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... areas, as heavy bands of snow continue to make driving difficult. The New York State Thruway Authority is also implementing a temporary travel ban for all tractor trailers, including tandem-trailers, on I-90 between exit 33 in Westmoreland and exit ...

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  12. Three Lanes Will Be Closed During Thruway PavingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    The New York State Thruway Authority will close three northobund lanes of I-87/287 on Thursday, Dec. 11 from 8 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 12 to facilitate paving. Two lanes near Exit 9 in Tarrytown will be taken out of service at 8 p.m., followed by a third lane at 10:30 p.m. One lane will remain open at all times.

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  13. Statement Regarding Resignation of Thruway Authority Chairman Howard P. MilsteinRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | New York State Thruway Authority

    "After nearly four years of highly distinguished service, Thruway Authority and Canal Corporation Chairman Howard P. Milstein has resigned from the board of directors to focus on his many business interests," said New York State Thruway Authority Director of Communications Dan Weiller.

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  14. Chairman of New York State Thruway Authority resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Less than a month after a record-setting snow storm shut down the New York State Thruway for several days, the chairman of the Thruway Authority has resigned. Billionaire businessman Howard Milstein has been in charge of the Thruway Authority since 2011.

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  15. NYS Thruway Authority Chairman Milstein resignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    The New York State Thruway Authority and Canal Corporation Chairman Howard Milstein resigned from the board of directors reportedly a week before the deadly November snow storm. NYS Thruway Authority officials said they're currently searching for a new chairman and board member to fill Milstein's now vacant seat.

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  16. ATM skimmer scams: Fight the fraudstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Times Herald-Record

    ... easy to find online. The schemes have popped up before in our region. In February, the New York State Thruway Authority found a skimmer device on a fuel pump at the Sloatsburg rest area. In October 2013, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority ...

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  17. Meetings to focus on a oeStorm Knifea responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Meetings will focus on the response to the storm dubbed 'Winter Storm Knife,' Assemblyman Sean Ryan announced Tuesday. The New York State Thruway Authority and Department of Transportation will hold meetings on the response to the storm and the recovery from the storm.

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  18. Muni Market Set to Shrink as Texas Leads Rising SalesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Bloomberg

    ... In the coming weeks, Texas Transportation Commission plans to sell $1.23 billion of bonds, New York State Thruway Authority has scheduled $750 million, Pennsylvania will offer $750 million and Phoenix Civic Improvement Corp. will bring $610 million ...

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  19. Watchers can track rise of new TZRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Times Herald-Record

    ... have established “viewing platforms” with grants of $50,000 each from the New York State Thruway Authority. The platforms, located along the river on the north side of the TZB, provide unobstructed views of the increasingly vertical ...

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  20. Snowstorm threatens Thanksgiving travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Times Herald-Record

    ... were standing by and "monitoring weather forecasts carefully." A spokeswoman for the New York State Thruway Authority said the resources that had been deployed to aid snow-struck Western New York were now enroute to their home locations. That means ...

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