Press Release Article


PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TAKES ACTION ON SEVERAL ITEMS

Date: Jul 28, 2011
Press Release Number: 47-2011

At its monthly meeting this afternoon, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners took the following actions:

  • Authorized a $44.7 million project to demolish and relocate two vehicle bridges in the aeronautical area at John F. Kennedy International Airport. The bridges are located on a restricted service road, which serves airport operation vehicles. The project will create 280 jobs and generate $68 million in economic activity.
  • Authorized a $44.8 million project for the rehabilitation and widening of Taxiway P at John F. Kennedy International Airport to maintain a state of good repair and eliminate certain Federal Aviation Administration restrictions currently in place concerning New Large Aircraft operations. The project will create 280 jobs and generate $74.5 million in economic activity.
  • Authorized a $3.3 million project to mitigate the potential of water infiltrating the PATH system during a severe storm by increasing the elevation of certain infrastructure located in Jersey City, NJ.
  • Authorized a lease with Federal Express Corporation for approximately 10.1 acres of paved open area for use as a tractor-trailer staging area to support FedEx cargo operations at Newark Liberty International Airport.
  • Authorized the Executive Director to submit an application to the Federal Aviation Administration to impose and use Passenger Facility Charges for additional projects at the Port Authority’s commercial airports.
  • Authorized the Port Authority to file an application on behalf of Federal Business Centers with the Foreign Trade Zones Board for the expansion of FTZ No. 49 to include 550 acres at the Raritan Center Business Park in Edison and Woodbridge, NJ.
  • Authorized the award of a construction trade contract to Zwicker Electrical Co. Inc., for electrical, telecommunications, security and fire alarm systems for the World Trade Center Vehicle Security Center.
  • Authorized the award of a construction trade contract with Rael Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc., for a fire protection system for the World Trade Center Vehicle Security Center.
  • Authorized the award of a construction trade contract with WDF Inc., for a heating and air conditioning system for the World Trade Center Vehicle Security Center.
  • Authorized the award of a construction trade contract with Pace Plumbing Corp., for plumbing for the World Trade Center Vehicle Security Center.
  • Authorized the award of a construction trade contract with Skyline Steel Corporation for miscellaneous iron for the World Trade Center Vehicle Security Center.
  • Authorized the award of a contract to Berardi Stone Setting Inc., for the pre-purchase, storage and handling of granite pavers and curbs for the World Trade Center Streets Program.
  • Authorized the award of a construction trade contract to Delta Sheet Metal Corp. for a ventilation system for the World Trade Center Retail and Parking Pre-Tenant Fit-Out.
  • Authorized the award of a construction trade contract to WDF Inc., for a plumbing system for the World Trade Center Retail and Parking Pre-Tenant Fit Out.
  • Authorized the award of a construction trade contract to WDF Inc., for a heating and air conditioning system for the World Trade Center Retail and Parking Pre-Tenant Fit Out.
  • Authorized the award of a construction trade contract to Rael Automatic Sprinkler Company Inc., for a fire protection system for the World Trade Center Retail and Parking Pre-Tenant Fit Out.
  • Authorized an increase of $45.2 million to certain existing World Trade Center contracts to perform design and construction work to support adjacent stakeholder work, permanent power relocation requirements and tenant modifications.
  • Authorized a supplement to the By-Laws to memorialize an existing delegation for the Committee on Operations to act on behalf of the Board on matters in certain limited circumstances.

CONTACT:
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.


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