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PORT AUTHORITY UPDATE ON CONDITIONS AT TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES

Date: Jan 03, 2014
Press Release Number: 3-2014

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey reports the following update on conditions at its transportation facilities as of 6:30 a.m. today.

Airports

LaGuardia Airport is open. The airport is currently reporting 190 flight cancellations as of 6:30 a.m.

Flight operations at JFK International Airport have been suspended due to zero visibility and wind-blown snow on the runways. The airport terminals remain open. The airport is currently reporting 120 flight cancellations as of 6:30 a.m.

Newark Liberty International Airport is open. The airport is currently reporting 274 flight cancellations as of 6:30 a.m.

Stewart International Airport is open.

Atlantic City International Airport is open.

Teterboro Airport is open.

We remind all airline passengers to confirm flight times, departures and arrivals with the airline carriers before traveling to the airports.

AirTrain JFK is operated with limited service. Bus service is being provided.

AirTrain Newark is suspended. Bus service is being provided.

Tunnels and Bridges

The George Washington Bridge, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge, Outerbridge Crossing and Lincoln and Holland tunnels remain open. The eastbound Express Bus Lane at the Lincoln Tunnel is closed. The George Washington Bridge has a 35 mph speed restriction. The other Port Authority crossings have a 25 mph speed restriction.

PATH

All PATH service is operating on a normal schedule.

Port Authority Bus Terminal

The facility is open. Several private carriers have limited or no service this morning. NJ Transit is running normal service in and out of the facility. Passengers are urged to check with carriers before leaving for the bus terminal.

Ports

The port is open, but truck gates into the major container terminals are closed today.

Port Authority staff remain on 12-hour shifts at all of the agency's transportation facilities to maintain a safe level of service for the traveling public.

CONTACT:
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 construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which 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.


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