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Press Release Article


Date: Jul 19, 2012
Press Release Number: 98-2012

“An Infrastructure Rarity: Bayonne Bridge Ahead of Schedule”
The Wall Street Journal

“Port Authority: Bayonne Bridge Project 6 Months Ahead Of Schedule”
CBS New York

“Port Authority rushes a bridge-lift in a superboat race against the Panama Canal”
Capital New York

“Port Authority accelerates plan to raise Bayonne Bridge roadway”
The Star-Ledger

“Port Authority says raising Bayonne Bridge's roadway will be finished in fall 2015 to keep port competitive”
The Jersey Journal

“NY-NJ Port Expedites Bayonne Bridge Project”
Journal of Commerce

“Port Authority Accelerates Project to Raise Bayonne Bridge”
Bloomberg News

“Bridge will cross in to future early”
New York Post

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in New York. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the state of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency relies on revenues generated by facility users, tolls, fees and rents as well as loans, bond financing, and federal grants to fund its operations. For more information, please visit

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