At its World Trade Center monthly meeting this morning, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners authorized:
- 1 World Trade Center LLC, through its construction manager Tishman Construction Corporation, to enter into a construction trade contract with Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies for security systems for 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 with T.A.C. Americas Inc., for the building management system associated with the construction of One World Trade Center, the Freedom Tower.
- Acceptance of the assignment of a construction trade contract awarded to Grand Mechanical Corporation by the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center Foundation, Inc. for the heating, ventilation and air conditioning hydronics system for the memorial and museum at the World Trade Center site.
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; 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.