YONKERS - State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has approved a $3.14 billion contract between the New York State Thruway Authority and Tappan Zee Constructors to design and build the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

The approval does not include any financial plan, toll increase or debt issuance.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is still looking for a federal loan of nearly $2 billion. He has yet to reveal his financing plan to the public or set toll hikes to help pay for the new span.