THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

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PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - PORT AUTHORITY TO ALLOW MEDIA TO FILM ONGOING CONSTRUCTION WORK ON FREEDOM TOWER

Date: Sep 03, 2008
Press Release Number: 98-2008

The Port Authority will provide an opportunity for media to film or photograph ongoing construction work on the Freedom Tower at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 4.

Media wishing to film or photograph the Freedom Tower work should report to the entrance of the World Trade Center PATH Station on Vesey Street at Greenwich Street.

All media representatives must wear long pants and boots or hard shoes to enter the site, and have proper media credentials. Anyone wearing sneakers or shorts will not be allowed on site.

CONTACT:
Candace McAdams or Steve Coleman, 212 435-7777

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey operates many of the busiest and most important transportation links in the region. They include John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, Stewart International and Teterboro airports; AirTrain JFK and AirTrain Newark; the George Washington Bridge and Bus Station; the Lincoln and Holland tunnels; the three bridges between Staten Island and New Jersey; the PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) rapid-transit system; the Port Authority-Downtown Manhattan Heliport; Port Newark; the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal; the Howland Hook Marine Terminal on Staten Island; the Brooklyn Piers/Red Hook Container Terminal; and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan. The agency also owns the 16-acre World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan.

The Port Authority is financially self-supporting and receives no tax revenue from either state.