Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
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.
Effective Sunday, motorists were paying more to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for the use of bridges and tunnels from New Jersey into New York City.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will close the bridge between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday as part of the $1.3 billion raising of the roadway.
Heavy rain and winds began sweeping through the area Tuesday night, causing holiday travel head aches for some early Wednesday.
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.
Mayor Steven Fulop accused the Port Authority of using outdated or nonexistent agreements to avoid paying millions of dollars per year on properties it owns in the city.
Construction is set to begin before the end of the year on a new Goethals Bridge, with the $1.5 billion deal to replace the aging current bridge now finalized, according to a published report.
Officials are planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony next Wednesday for 4 World Trade, an elegant 978-foot building, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki.
The suspect pulled an assault rifle out of his bag, opened fire in the terminal and then headed to the TSA screening area, according to Chief Patrick Gannon of Los Angeles World Airports.
The incident occurred early Sunday morning on a Hoboken-bound train.
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.
A published report this weekend said the Port Authority of New York and Jersey sold the naming rights of the World Trade Center to a nonprofit more than a quarter century ago for $10, and is now paying thousands of dollars a year to use the name.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says construction on the George Washington Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing was suspended Friday and won’t resume until Tuesday.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials are preparing for roadwork scheduled to begin Monday night on the George Washington Bridge.
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