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.
Police said the suspect ran out of the PATH station but was apprehended by police.
Three lanes of the inbound upper deck were closed due to the tanker leak. The incident happened around 3:15 p.m., authorities said. The tanker was cleared as of 4 p.m. but delays remained, authorities said.
Three of four eastbound upper level lanes will be closed Monday through Thursday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., and from midnight to 8 a.m. Friday into Saturday.
New flight patterns have routed lower flying planes over the North Shore more frequently over the past year prompting residents to ask the Port Authority to install noise monitors to get a better read on the problem.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey workers will replace sections of the steel beams that support the roadway. The cranes needed for the project require three of the four lanes to be closed.
Construction will go on from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday through Friday on the upper level. On Saturdays, the span won’t re-open until 10 a.m., officials said.
The suspect is being charged with Criminal Sex Assault, First Degree Rape, and Possession of a Weapon.
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The agency said on its Twitter feed the plane skidded 2,175 feet before stopping at the edge of the runway.
Both of the airport’s runways were back in use by Tuesday morning, a Port Authority spokesman said, and the plane was being moved to a hangar.
Pavement replacement work is set to begin on the Outerbridge beginning Tuesday night. The span, which links Perth Amboy with Staten Island, N.Y., will be closed from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. from Mondays to Thursdays. It will be closed on Fridays from 11:59 p.m. to 7 a.m. Saturday.
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 agency says the decrease reflects a program that was established in 1998 to reduce motor vehicle accidents.