State Receives 750,000 Pages of Tappan Zee Bridge Plans

NY government sees project outlines from three bidders

On the heels of throughout the Lower Hudson Valley about the , the state received Friday three proposals from build teams interesting in tackling the $5.2 billion project.

The proposals number approximately 750,000 pages and were packed into about 70 boxes, said Brian Conybeare, a spokesman for governor Andrew Cuomo.

Earlier this year, to enter into the bidding. The three bidders who submitted Friday afternoon are:

  • Kiewit-Skanska-Weeks Joint Venture (Kiewit Infrastructure Co., Skanska USA Civil Northeast Inc., and Weeks Marine, Inc.) 
  • Tappan Zee Bridge Partners, a Bechtel/Tutor Perini Joint Venture (Bechtel Infrastructure Corporation and Tutor Perini Corporation)
  • Tappan Zee Constructors (Fluor Enterprises, Inc., American Bridge Company, Granite Construction Northeast, Inc., and Traylor Bros., Inc.).

Officials said the next step is reviewing the proposals "for completeness and compliance," a process that is expected to take about one month.

"The process will be [as] open and transparent as federal procurement law will allow," Conybeare added.

The state has been over the past few months to prepare for the coming span.

A handful of South Nyack homes were , but the state recently announced no homes will be lost during the project—a desicion that has affected residents.

Elizabeth Moger July 30, 2012 at 09:26 PM
Good one!
John Gromada July 31, 2012 at 01:35 AM
well your 'fact 1' is just totally false.
Mike July 31, 2012 at 01:49 AM
Why in the world were bids not submitted electronically. Already we can see why this project is going to go over budget.
Peter D July 31, 2012 at 02:20 AM
Mayor Swiderski is destroying Hastings-on-Hudson. He is pushing out old residents on fixed incomes and ushering in crime for the rich that are left.
Bruce August 03, 2012 at 01:36 PM
State retirees pensions should dissolve! Better than the rest of us paying forever to people who pushed paper and took our money to begin with and produced NO Value of any kind! When Government spends like a drunkin sailor (no offense to drunk sailors) we become Greece!


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