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Cuomo Unveils Space Age Renderings For Public Art & Cashless Tolls At NY Bridges, Tunnels

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled an ambitious plan to strengthen the state's bridges and tunnels as well as enhance their beauty yesterday, releasing a proposal called, "Reimagining New York's Crossings." Among the ideas: Replacing toll plazas with dramatic "veils" and chainmail "wave" structures, adding storm and earthquake protections, and illuminating bridges. Cuomo said, "Our crossings are all across the metropolitan area and we want to improve them in five ways—reduce the traffic, enhance the security, hardening and remediation, conservation and public art.
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