When the is complete, could the old one be a pedestrian walkway?
The idea first gained attention , but few thought it had real traction.
Now, governor Andrew Cuomo and the state are pondering the project, too.
It's been done before—with the Manhattan High Line, or Walkway in Poughkeepsie—but this tentative walkway would be parallel to, and just neighboring, the proposed new Hudson crossing.
Demolition of the current bridge would run about $150 million, said Cuomo, a price high enough to considering preserving it, according to a New York Times report.
Paul Feiner, Greenburgh's town supervisor, since 2011. Feiner said it would wrangle tourists and connect Rockland and Westchester, exhaust-free.
Read what South Nyack homes may be demolished as a result .
Read about the current bridge's shortcomings .
Read about the possibility of a Tappan Zee tunnel .
Read about the call for mass transit on the new bridge .