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George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

GWB To Undergo $1 Billion In Repairs, Upgrades

The work will include replacing the 82-year-old bridge’s 592 suspender ropes and rehabilitating all of the span’s main cables. New technology will warn engineers of potential structural problems.

03/20/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Newark Airport Workers Expected To Get Higher Minimum Wage

In January, Port Authority executive director Pat Foye wrote to four airlines demanding their contractors give raises to workers at JFK and LaGuardia and phase in a minimum wage of $10.10.

03/20/2014

Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye, Port Authority Chairman David Samson (L-R). (credit: panynj.gov)

Port Authority Board Criticizes Executive Director For Comments About Christie Appointee

Internal squabbling at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has taken a new turn.

02/26/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Port Authority Proposes Extending PATH Service To Newark Airport

The extension is part of a proposed $27.6 billion, 10-year capital plan that will go before the authority’s full board on Feb. 19.

02/04/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Key Christie Administration Officials Among Those Subpoenaed In ‘Bridgegate’ Investigation

An investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal has ramped up. A total of 17 individuals and three organizations were notified Thursday that they’d be issued subpoenas.

01/17/2014

The George Washington Bridge on Jan. 9, 2014. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Documents Shed Light On Possible New Motive In GWB Approach Lane Closures

The documents show that as soon as the lanes on the bridge were shut down a slew of angry emails began flooding into the Port Authority.

01/11/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks about his knowledge of a traffic study that snarled traffic at the George Washington Bridge during a news conference on Jan. 9, 2014 at the Statehouse in Trenton. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Documents Show Port Authority Chief ‘Appalled’ By Move To Close Some GWB Approach Lanes

A New Jersey State Assembly panel released hundreds of pages of internal documents Friday afternoon as federal prosecutors and others examine the case.

01/10/2014

George Washington Bridge (Credit: CBS 2)

Exec Wrapped Up In George Washington Bridge Scandal Buys Domains With Public Officials’ Names

Why is the Port Authority official who allegedly ordered the closures of local-access lanes to the George Washington Bridge buying up Internet domain address that use the names of public officials?

12/15/2013

Bill Baroni, Port Authority executive deputy director, has resigned amid GWB lane closure scandal. (credit: Port Authority)

Gov. Christie Put On The Defensive Over GWB ‘Traffic Study’ Scandal

A state Assembly panel has been holding hearings into the closing that took place leading to the GWB in September. Baroni said they were closed for a traffic study.

12/13/2013

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Officials On George Washington Bridge Closures: There Was No Traffic Study

Three Port Authoritiy officials testified Monday that there was no traffic study being conducted while access lanes from Fort Lee on the George Washington Bridge were closed in September, as was originally claimed.

12/09/2013

File - Traffic drives over the George Washington Bridge in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Port Authority Chief ‘Appalled’ By Decision To Close Down GWB Approach Lanes

Two of the three lanes approaching the GWB tolls caused gridlock over four straight days beginning Sept. 9. The lanes were reopened following rush hour on Sept. 13.

10/03/2013

Floodwaters rush into the Hoboken PATH station during Sandy (credit: Port Authority)

Port Authority To Spend $59 Million On Hurricane Prep

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is spending $59 million to prepare its facilities for the upcoming hurricane season. The Port Authority’s Board of Commissioners approved the money at its monthly meeting Wednesday.

05/29/2013

Bayonne Bridge (file/credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Port Authority Board Approves Construction On 3 Staten Island-To-N.J. Spans

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.

04/24/2013

Construction of the antenna atop One World Trade Center as seen from Chopper 880 - Feb. 15, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Port Authority Board Chooses Operator Of One World Trade Center Observation Deck

The new enclosed observatory will offer panoramic views of the city and will occupy three floors. It is expected to open in 2015.

03/20/2013

Construction of the antenna atop One World Trade Center as seen from Chopper 880 - Feb. 15, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

3 World Trade Center Workers Face Drug Charges

Three World Trade Center construction workers have been charged with possessing and selling marijuana at the site in Lower Manhattan.

02/22/2013

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