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A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan (Credit: Faye Murman)

A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. It was sponsored by Newsday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

Tappan Zee Bridge town hall meeting in Tarrytown

State and county officials gathered to respond to questions from concerned residents about plans to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge during a town hall meeting sponsored by Newsday and News12 in Tarrytown. (June 28, 2012)

A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. It was sponsored by Newsday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan
(Credit: Faye Murman)

A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. It was sponsored by Newsday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

Phillip Musegaas, program director for the environmental group
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Phillip Musegaas, program director for the environmental group Riverkeeper speaks during a live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown sponsored by Newsday and News 12.

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Many gather and watch a live town hall
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Many gather and watch a live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown sponsored by Newsday and News 12.

Larry Schwartz, left, the secretary to Gov. Cuomo,
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Larry Schwartz, left, the secretary to Gov. Cuomo, and Thomas Madison, executive director of the New York State Thruway Authority, speak during a live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown sponsored by Newsday and News 12.

Phillip Musegaas, program director for the environmental group
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Phillip Musegaas, program director for the environmental group Riverkeeper makes notes during a break at the live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown sponsored by Newsday and News 12.

Thomas Madison, Executive director of the New York
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Thomas Madison, Executive director of the New York State Thruway Authority, listens r as members of the audience speak during a on a panel during a live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown sponsored by Newsday and News 12.

A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown sponsored by Newsday and News 12.

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A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan
(Credit: Faye Murman)

A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown sponsored by Newsday and News 12.

Alexander Saunders Jr. of Garrison, right, discusses a
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Alexander Saunders Jr. of Garrison, right, discusses a tunnel alternative plan during a live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown sponsored by Newsday and News 12.

Alexander Saunders Jr. of Garrison speaks about a
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Alexander Saunders Jr. of Garrison speaks about a tunnel alternative plan during a live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown sponsored by Newsday and News 12.

A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan
(Credit: Faye Murman )

A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown, sponsored by Newsday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

Crowds gather inside the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Crowds gather inside the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown on Thursday for meeting to discuss a new Tappan Zee Bridge. The meeting was sponsored by Newsday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

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Large crowd listens during meeting about the Tappan
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Large crowd listens during meeting about the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. (June 28, 2012)

At least one person attending the town hall
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At least one person attending the town hall meeting to discuss the new Tappan Zee Bridge was not impressed. The meeting, sponsored by Newsday and News12, took place in Tarrytown. (June 28, 2012)

Melissa Hall and Jacqueline Peralta, both of South
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Melissa Hall and Jacqueline Peralta, both of South Nyack, express their anger about their homes not being purchased for the renovation at a live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. The meeting was sponsored by Newsday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

DoubleTree Hotel employees set up more chairs for
(Credit: Faye Murman)

DoubleTree Hotel employees set up more chairs for a packed house during a live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge in a meeting sponsored by Newsday and News12.

Members of packed crowd listen during a live
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Members of packed crowd listen during a live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. It was sponsored by Newsday and News12.

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Residents gather for a live town hall meeting
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Residents gather for a live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown in a meeting sponsored by Newsday and News12.

Workers prepare for a live town hall event
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Workers prepare for a live town hall event at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown concerning plans to construct the new Tappan Zee Bridge. The meeting was sponsored by Newday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

Phillip Musegaas of the environmental group Riverkeeper speaks
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Phillip Musegaas of the environmental group Riverkeeper speaks on a panel during a live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown sponsored by Newsday and News12.

News12's Brian Conybeare hosts a live town hall
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

News12's Brian Conybeare hosts a live town hall meeting about the Tappan Zee Bridge, sponsored by Newsday and News 12, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown.

Thomas Madison, Executive director of the New York
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Thomas Madison, Executive director of the New York State Thruway Authority, speaks on a panel during a live town hall meeting about the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown and sponsored by Newsday and News12.

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News12's Brian Conybeare hosts a live town hall
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

News12's Brian Conybeare hosts a live town hall meeting on the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown, a meeting sponsored by Newsday and News12.

A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

A live town hall meeting concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown, sponsored by Newsday and News12.

News12 and Newsday Westchester prepare for a live
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

News12 and Newsday Westchester prepare for a live town hall event concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. (June 28, 2012)

Journalists at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown make
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Journalists at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown make preparations for the town hall meeting concerning the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, sponsored by Newsday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

Construction workers and other residents await the start
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Construction workers and other residents await the start of the live town hall event concerning construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, a meeting sponsored by Newsday and News12, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. (June 28, 2012)

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Residents await the start of the live town
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Residents await the start of the live town hall event at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown concerning construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, in a meeting sponsored by Newsday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

Construction workers and other residents await the start
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Construction workers and other residents await the start of the live town hall event concerning construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. It's sponsored by Newsday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

Preparations are made for the town hall meeting
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Preparations are made for the town hall meeting concerning the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, a meeting sponsored by Newsday and News12, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. (June 28, 2012)

A crowd gathers at the DoubleTree Hotel in
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

A crowd gathers at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown to await the start of the live town hall event concerning construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, a meeting sponsored by Newsday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

Members of Local 580 gather outside the DoubleTree
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Members of Local 580 gather outside the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown for Newsday and News12's live town hall event concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge. (June 28, 2012)

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Residents arrive for the town hall meeting concerning
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Residents arrive for the town hall meeting concerning the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, a meeting sponsored by Newsday and News12, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. (June 28, 2012)

Support from signs at the town hall meeting,
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Support from signs at the town hall meeting, sponsored by Newsday and News12, concerning the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge. It took place at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. (June 28, 2012)

Marco Trama of Mahopac, a member of Local
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Marco Trama of Mahopac, a member of Local 580, awaits the start of the live town hall event about the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, sponsored by Newsday and News12, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. (June 28, 2012)

Construction workers and other residents await the start
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Construction workers and other residents await the start of the live town hall event concerning construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, a meeting sponsored by Newsday and News12, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. (June 28, 2012)

Construction workers and other residents await the start
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Construction workers and other residents await the start of the live town hall event concerning construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. It's sponsored by Newsday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

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Residents await the start of the live town
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Residents await the start of the live town hall event at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown concerning construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, in a meeting sponsored by Newsday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

A crowd gathers at the DoubleTree Hotel in
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

A crowd gathers at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown to await the start of the live town hall event concerning construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, a meeting sponsored by Newsday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

Members of Local 580 gather outside the DoubleTree
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Members of Local 580 gather outside the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown for Newsday and News12's live town hall event concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge. (June 28, 2012)

The DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown was the venue
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

The DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown was the venue for Newsday and News12's live town hall event concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge. (June 28, 2012)

Workers prepare for a live town hall event
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Workers prepare for a live town hall event at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown concerning plans to construct the new Tappan Zee Bridge. The meeting was sponsored by Newday and News12. (June 28, 2012)

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News12 and Newsday Westchester prepare for a live
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

News12 and Newsday Westchester prepare for a live town hall event concerning the Tappan Zee Bridge at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. (June 28, 2012)

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