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TRAVEL ADVISORY - ELECTRICAL WORK AT AIRTRAIN JFK JAMAICA TERMINAL SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9th FROM 6 A.M. to 4 P.M.

Date: Oct 07, 2016
Press Release Number: 189-2016

Temporary Elevator and Escalator Outages at Jamaica Terminal & LIRR Platforms

The elevators and escalators at the AirTrain JFK Jamaica Terminal, as well as the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) platforms, will be out of service this Sunday for scheduled system maintenance between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Service on the AirTrain will operate as normal. Customers may use the elevators adjacent to the Jamaica Station building to access the mezzanine, street level and subway. Additional AirTrain, Port Authority and LIRR staff will be on duty to provide information for passengers.

For further updates on AirTrain JFK and other Port Authority airport travel advisories, please check http://www.paalerts.com/recent_airportalerts.aspx or call (888) 739-0236. To learn more about the Port Authority, visit panynj.gov or the agency’s blog at portfolio.panynj.gov.

Contact:
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

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 the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. 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 raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.