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SECTION 526
Definitions
Public Authorities (PBA) CHAPTER 43-A, ARTICLE 3, TITLE 2
§ 526. Definitions. As used or referred to in this title, unless a
different meaning clearly appears from the context,

1. The term "authority" shall mean the New York State Bridge Authority
created by section five hundred twenty-seven of this chapter;

2. The term "commissioner" shall mean the commissioner of
transportation in the department of transportation;

3. The term "department" shall mean the state department of
transportation;

4. The term "board" shall mean the members of the authority;

5. The term "Franklin Delano Roosevelt Mid-Hudson bridge" shall be
deemed to mean the bridge constructed pursuant to chapter nine hundred
of the laws of nineteen hundred twenty-three, as amended;

6. The term "Rip Van Winkle bridge" shall be deemed to mean the bridge
constructed across the Hudson river north of the village of Catskill and
south of the city of Hudson;

7. The term "Bear Mountain bridge" shall be deemed to mean the bridge
constructed by the Bear Mountain Hudson River Bridge Company, pursuant
to chapter three hundred and fifty-eight of the laws of nineteen hundred
twenty-two.

7-a. The term "Hamilton Fish Newburgh-Beacon bridge" shall be deemed
to mean both spans of the bridge constructed across the Hudson river
between a location in the vicinity of the city of Newburgh and a
location in the vicinity of the city of Beacon;

7-b. The term "walkway over the Hudson bridge" shall be deemed to mean
the Poughkeepsie-Highland railroad bridge which was constructed across
the Hudson river north of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Mid-Hudson
bridge.

8. The term "Kingston-Rhinecliff bridge" shall be deemed to mean the
bridge constructed across the Hudson river within five miles of the city
of Kingston;

9. The term "bridges" shall be deemed to mean collectively Mid-Hudson
bridge, Rip Van Winkle bridge, Bear Mountain bridge, Kingston-Rhinecliff
bridge, both spans of the Hamilton Fish Newburgh-Beacon bridge, walkway
over the Hudson bridge, and incidental roads, approaches, structures and
facilities;

10. The terms "bonds" and "notes" shall mean bonds and notes,
respectively, issued by the authority pursuant to this title;

11. The term "comptroller" shall mean the state comptroller.