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Report: President Obama to Speak from Tappan Zee Bridge Wednesday

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.
President Barack Obama will make a speech from the Washington Irving Boat Club at the Tappan Zee Bridge Wednesday to draw attention to the need for more infrastructure spending, according to a report in The Journal News.

Construction on a new span to replace the 58-year-old bridge began some time ago, and the project has been highlighted for importance to the region.

Obama's speech will call on Congress to allocate more funding for infrastructure projects, according The Journal News citing sources from The White House.

Click here to read the full report in The Journal News.
VinnyfromCongers May 12, 2014 at 11:58 AM
What a tone deaf putz! Tell him it's the "Benghazi" bridge and he won't come anywhere near it.
It's Me Again May 12, 2014 at 03:37 PM
http://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/tappan-zee-bridge/2014/05/12/obama-visit-tarrytown-boat-club/8998561/
tom May 12, 2014 at 06:16 PM
I hope he takes a moment to pay tribute to the victims of the Metronorth crash. For which no one has been held responsible.

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