QNS: ‘We got it done’: Maloney and Cuomo close the book on the Kosciuszko Bridge replacement
Nine lanes of freedom will be open to motorists as of Thursday after Governor Andrew Cuomo held a grand opening of both spans of the Kosciuszko Bridge on Wednesday morning.
With the full price tag coming in at $873 million, 85 percent of the funds used were secured by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney over the course of the last decade, the Queens representative said.
“This bridge has $670 million in federal funding … But the state executed it beautifully. We got it done and it’s gorgeous,” Maloney said. “This money was before Trump came in under the prior administration.”
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