1 World Trade Center
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey told 1010 WINS that a man, who had an interview for a construction job on the site, managed to walk past a security guard who had opened the gate to let a truck into the site.
Street artist “Judith Supine” said he recorded his climb around 4 a.m. last Tuesday to showcase a piece of his art.
Security concerns are mounting after video of an artist who scaled the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Tuesday goes undetected until the video evidence was posted on YouTube.
Schumer wants the Department of Homeland Security to test surveillance equipment at the site, survey the perimeter for possible points of illegal entry and check how security guards are performing.
David Velazquez had been security director for The Durst Organization, which took over security of the tower in January.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey confirmed ice was falling from 1 World Trade Center. The Brookfield Place/West Concourse entrance remained open for PATH customers.
Steel construction has reached the halfway point for 1 World Trade Center, the building that many people still call the Freedom Tower.