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.
Shutting down the access lanes from Fort Lee onto the bridge caused hours-long delays for four straight days beginning Sept. 9 and infuriated local officials who said they hadn’t been notified in advance.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey came under fire Monday for unannounced lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last month, which caused massive traffic headaches.
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.
The non-profit World Trade Center Association got the naming rights without the approval of the Port Authority’s board or executive director, according to the governor’s office.
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.
Three World Trade Center construction workers have been charged with possessing and selling marijuana at the site in Lower Manhattan.
Port Authority Executive Director Patrick Foye said he will solicit proposals for companies to provide security at its facilities, including the airport.
Family members of some Sept. 11 victims are frustrated with delays at the museum being built alongside the memorial at the World Trade Center site.
The Port Authority announced Tuesday the $270 million first phase of the project that includes expanded concourses and extra entryways on the western end of the station.
There is a sort of modern-day skyscraper race going on as One World Trade Center races to pass its 1,250-foot-tall landmark to the north.
The Port Authority is on the verge of announcing a 90-day plan to provide cleaner restrooms and more customer-service representatives at LaGuardia, JFK and Newark.
Port Authority executive director Patrick Foye is very excited about the 408-foot-tall broadcast tower planned for the 104th floor of the new One World Trade Center.
Though the weather was unseasonably warm this January it was also unusually windy. Because of that, the Port Authority had to halt the erection of steel on One World Trade Center for a considerable number of days for safety reasons.
The Port Authority has just announced a rehab project that will pour nearly half a billion dollars into the aging suspension bridge