Albany, NY (August 9, 2012)
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced further support from mayors, supervisors, and other elected officials of Westchester and Rockland counties for current plans to build a new bridge to replace the Tappan Zee.
"The elected officials of the Hudson Valley know best what their region needs, and on behalf of their constituents, they are calling for a new bridge to replace the obsolete Tappan Zee," Governor Cuomo said. "The right option is clear: we need a new bridge that is safer and transit-ready, will ease congestion, and spur job creation in the community. I thank these leaders for their efforts to keep this project moving forward."
The following officials announced their support for the project today:
Supervisor/Mayor Ronald Belmont, Town/Village of Harrison
Supervisor Susanne Donnelly, Town of Ossining
Mayor Douglas French, City of Rye
Rockland County Legislator Jay Hood
Mayor Bernard Jackson, Village of Hillburn
Supervisor Warren J. Lucas, Town of North Salem
Supervisor Mary Beth Murphy, Town of Somers
Supervisor Peter Parsons, Town of Lewisboro
Mayor Peter Porcino, Village of Ardslely
Deputy Mayor Izzy Spitzer, Village of New Square
Supervisor Gary D. Warshauer, Town of Pound Ridge
Mayor Robert Williams, Village of Elmsford
New Yorkers can see toll options, submit questions and concerns about the project through www.NewNYBridge.com or call the toll free number, 855-TZBRIDGE. The website also features videos of the community meetings and a database of all documents created over the last 10 years on the Tappan Zee Bridge. A Twitter account has been set up for Tappan Zee project, and New Yorkers can receive updates by following @NewNYBridge.