New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine, Bayonne Mayor Joseph V. Doria, elementary school students and high school marching bands from Bayonne, N.J. and Staten Island, N.Y. will join Port Authority officials to celebrate the Bayonne Bridge’s 75th anniversary at Dennis P. Collins Park, First Street in Bayonne, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 14.# # #
The attendees also will plant some of the 75 red, white and blue tulip bulbs planned for the park to commemorate the anniversary.
Media wishing to cover the event should bring photo identification as well as media credentials. Directions to the event are attached.
Contact: Tony Ciavolella
212 435-7777Driving Directions to Dennis P. Collins ParkFrom the N.J. Turnpike:
Take NJ Turnpike to Exit 14A - Bayonne
Go through toll to 52nd Street
Make right on 52nd Street
Go four blocks to Kennedy Boulevard
Make left on Kennedy Boulevard
Follow Kennedy Boulevard to the end (1st Street)
Make left onto 1st Street
Go about _ mile parking lot on right
Entrance to Collins Park in on the rightFrom New York:
Take the George Washington Bridge, Lincoln Tunnel or Holland Tunnel to NJ Turnpike.
Follow directions above from Turnpike.From Staten Island:
Take Bayonne Bridge
Bear right at first exit (Kennedy Blvd)
Turn right onto Kennedy Blvd.
Follow Kennedy Blvd to the end (1st Street)
Follow directions above from 1st Street