The temporary bridge will hopefully be completed in the next six to eight weeks, according to the DOT.
More than a foot of snow fell on parts of the city, the National Weather Service said.
Antonio Meloni of New York Anti-Crime Agency called the unlit span the "unwanted stepchild" of bridges.
The MTA said it will increase fares in 2015 and 2017 by 4 percent, not the projected 7 percent.
Additional bomb-sniffing dogs, NYPD scuba divers and police helicopters will be used at this year's race.
A traffic group led by Sam Schwartz wants to add East River tolls, but lower toll prices citywide.
A man fell to his death after hanging from a bridge railing Friday afternoon, officials said
Single rides will cost straphangers $2.50 and weekly MetroCards will cost $112 come March.
Drivers will be forced to carpool if they want to enter Manhattan.
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