Press Release Article


PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TAKES ACTION ON SEVERAL ITEMS

Date: Aug 14, 2008
Press Release Number: 89-2008

At its monthly meeting this afternoon, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners authorized:

  • $3 million to the City of New York, in connection with the surrender of Pier 6 at the Brooklyn-Port Authority Marine Terminal, for lease-obligated costs for substructure priority and routine repairs necessary to bring Pier 6 to a state of good condition.


  • 1 World Trade Center LLC, through its construction manager Tishman Construction Corporation, to enter into a construction trade contract to perform heating and air conditioning work, Packages 1 and 2, for construction of One World Trade Center, the Freedom Tower.


  • 1 World Trade Center LLC, through its construction manager Tishman Construction Corporation, to enter into a construction trade contract for electrical power, Packages 1-4, associated with the construction of One World Trade Center, the Freedom Tower.


  • 1 World Trade Center LLC, through its construction manager Tishman Construction Corporation, to enter into a construction trade contract for the "glazed enclosure at podium wall" work associated with the construction of One World Trade Center, the Freedom Tower.


  • 1 World Trade Center LLC, through its construction manager Tishman Construction Corporation, to enter into a construction trade contract for hoisting and sidewalk sheds for construction of One World Trade Center, the Freedom Tower.


  • Acceptance of an assignment of a construction trade contract for a heating, ventilating, and air conditioning air system and construction management services for the World Trade Center Memorial, Memorial Museum and WTC Infrastructure Projects.


  • Acceptance of an assignment of a construction trade contract for electrical- power wiring and construction management services for the World Trade Center Memorial, Memorial Museum and WTC Infrastructure Projects.


Contact:
The Port Authority of NY & NJ
Candace McAdams, 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.

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