THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ
Press Release Article
PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TAKES ACTION ON SEVERAL ITEMS
Date: Oct 21, 2010
Press Release Number: 75-2010
At its monthly meeting this afternoon, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners took the following actions:
- Authorized $3 million for planning and preliminary design work for the development of an intermodal container transfer facility at the Greenville Yard-Port Authority Marine Terminal.
- Authorized a 10-year lease with Verizon New York Inc. for Building 147 at John F. Kennedy International Airport for the operation of a central switch station for on-airport facilities.
- Authorized, through the Committee on Finance, the purchase of public liability insurance coverage through broker Marsh USA Inc. for all facilities of the Port Authority and its wholly owned entities.
- Authorized a permanent easement agreement with the City of Jersey City which is necessary to implement certain security improvements at the PATH Exchange Place Station.
- Authorized the award of a construction trade contract for the World Trade Center Transportation Hub project to furnish and install all miscellaneous metals for the Transit Hall.
- Authorized the award of a construction trade contract for the World Trade Center Transportation Hub project to furnish and install hoisting and scaffolding equipment that will provide temporary access to various areas of the Transit Hall.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
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; Port Newark; the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal; the Howland Hook Marine Terminal on Staten Island; the Port Authority Auto Marine Terminal; 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 and is a partner in the Access to the Region’s Core tunnel project.