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tap·pan zee bridge

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  1. Tappan Zee Bridgenoun

    a cantilever bridge across the Hudson River


  1. tappan zee bridge

    The Tappan Zee Bridge, officially known as the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, is a twin cable-stayed bridge spanning the Hudson River between South Nyack in Rockland County and Tarrytown in Westchester County in the U.S. state of New York. It replaced the original Tappan Zee Bridge in 2017 and was named after the late New York Governor Mario Cuomo. The bridge is approximately 3 miles long and is part of the New York State Thruway's mainline.


  1. Tappan Zee Bridge

    The Governor Malcolm Wilson Tappan Zee Bridge, usually referred to as Tappan Zee Bridge, is a cantilever bridge in the U.S. state of New York, crossing the Hudson River at one of its widest points; the Tappan Zee is named for an American Indian tribe from the area called "Tappan"; and zee being the Dutch word for "sea". As an integral conduit within the New York Metropolitan Area, it connects South Nyack in Rockland County with Tarrytown in Westchester County in the Lower Hudson Valley. Federal and state authorities are currently planning a $4 billion Tappan Zee replacement bridge. It is the longest bridge in the State of New York. The total length of the bridge and approaches is 16,013 feet. The cantilever span is 1,212 feet providing a maximum clearance of 138 feet over the water. The bridge is about 25 miles north of Midtown Manhattan, the skyline of which can be seen from the bridge on a clear day. The bridge is part of the New York State Thruway mainline and is also designated as Interstate 87 and Interstate 287. The span carries seven lanes of motor traffic. The center lane can be switched between eastbound and westbound traffic depending on the prevalent commuter direction; on weekdays, the center lane is eastbound in the morning and westbound in the evening. The switch is accomplished via a movable center barrier which is moved by a pair of barrier transfer machines. Even with the switchable lane, traffic is frequently very slow. The bridge is one of the primary crossings of the Hudson River north of New York City; it carries much of the traffic between southern New England and points west of the Hudson.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  • Deirdre Giancotti
    Deirdre Giancotti
    Should remain the same name and will always be the Tappan See bridge to me I will never call it the new name
    LikeReply5 years ago

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(used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner
  • A. ectomorphic
  • B. ambidextrous
  • C. unsealed
  • D. adscripted

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