Bridge to be named in honor of slain Nassau officer

Gov. Cuomo has signed legislation to rename a bridge on Jericho Turnpike after Babylon's own Arthur Lopez.

Gov. Cuomo has signed legislation to rename a bridge on Jericho Turnpike after Arthur Lopez.

Gov. Cuomo has signed legislation to rename a bridge on Jericho Turnpike after Arthur Lopez. (8/14/15)

BELLEROSE - A bridge is being renamed to honor a Nassau County officer who was killed in the line of duty.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to rename a bridge on Jericho Turnpike after Babylon's own Arthur Lopez. 

The bridge spans the Cross Island Parkway near exit 27E in Bellerose. 

The location is on the Nassau-Queens border near the spot where Lopez was shot and killed by Darrell Fuller in 2012. 

Fuller has been sentenced to life in prison. 

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