Work has begun on a project to create a higher deck for the Bayonne Bridge, one that can accommodate the larger ships that will pass through the new locks of the Panama Canal.
The work on the three bridges, to begin this year, will create more than 5,000 jobs and more than $600 million in wages, according to Cuomo and Christie’s offices.
Most of the increase for non-police employees is blamed on continuing cleanup from Superstorm Sandy and a higher-than-usual number of snowstorms that affected area airports.
The observation deck will occupy the tower’s 100th through 102nd floors. Elevators will whisk visitors to the top in just one minute but the experience of visiting the attraction will take an hour.
A bell tolled at 12:18 p.m., the time when a truck bomb was detonated below the north tower — killing six people and injuring 1,000 more. Family members then read the names of the victims before bagpipers played “Amazing Grace.”
The cash toll the George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing will increase $1 to $13.
You’d like to think that the fire sale or deconstruction of the Miami Marlins is now complete, but with these bozos driving the bus, who knows.
The billion dollar question is exactly where is the Port Authority toll hike money is going.
The $1 billion project calls for raising the 80-year-old span’s roadway 64 feet to 215 feet to allow larger container ships access to piers in New Jersey and New York.
New CDC figures place 1 in 88 kids on the autism spectrum. It aflicts 1 in every 54 boys.
Would Reyes have returned to the Mets for something less than the six-year, $106 million deal he signed with Miami?
New reports show the troubled Port Authority mismanaged funds and is accused of wasting billions of dollars. But so far, the “P-A” is saying “N-O.”
Details are being released of an audit of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey ordered by both governors.
Just weeks after the Port Authority raised bridge and tunnel tolls and the Path train fare, a report has come out alleging agency executives have collected more than $2 million in extra compensation over two years than was publicly disclosed.
Officials say an audit will take a closer look at Port Authority employee compensation and why costs are rising to rebuild the World Trade Center.