Press Release Article


UPDATE ON CONDITIONS AT PORT AUTHORITY FACILITIES

Date: Jan 23, 2016
Press Release Number: 9-2016

As a result of the major winter storm impacting the New York-New Jersey region, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey reports the following update on conditions at its transportation facilities as of 12:15 p.m. today.

Airports

LaGuardia Airport is open. All arrivals and departures have been cancelled due to severe winter weather conditions.

JFK International Airport is open. All arrivals and departures have been suspended. There is potential for very limited flight departure this afternoon.

Newark Liberty International Airport is open. All arrivals and departures have been cancelled due to severe winter weather conditions.

Stewart International Airport is open with limited activity due to severe weather conditions.

Atlantic City International Airport is open. All arrivals and departures have been cancelled due to severe winter weather conditions.

Teterboro Airport is closed due to significant white out conditions.

Airlines are reporting flight cancellations at Port Authority airports at this time. We remind all airline passengers to confirm flight times, departures and arrivals with the airline carriers before traveling to the airports.

AirTrain JFK is temporarily suspended. The Port Authority has initiated bus operations for passengers with assistance of PAPD and JFK Customer Care Representatives.

AirTrain Newark is temporarily suspended. The Port Authority has initiated bus operations for passengers with assistance of PAPD and EWR Customer Care Representatives. AirTrain cars will continue to operate without passengers to keep rails in operating condition.

Tunnels and Bridges

The George Washington Bridge is operational with 35 mph speed restrictions, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge, Outerbridge Crossing are operational with 25 mph speed restrictions and Lincoln and Holland tunnels are operational and currently open.

Port Authority Bus Terminal/George Washington Bridge Bus Station

The bus terminal and the bus station remain operational with reported delays and numerous cancellations. We remind all ground transportation passengers to confirm departure and arrival times with the carriers before traveling to the either terminal.

PATH

PATH service between Newark and Journal Square is suspended to allow for snow removal operations. All other PATH services are operating with delays.

Ports

All port facilities are closed, and will remain closed until Monday, January 25, 2016.

WTC

One World Observatory and 9/11 Memorial are closed due to severe weather conditions.

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:
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.


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