The World Trade Center isn't open yet, but every day thousands of visitors come to catch a glimpse of the rebuilding effort's progress and to pay their respects.  To learn more about how to get to there and what to do while you’re in Lower Manhattan, click on the "Directions" and "Where to Go" links, above-left.  And check this site regularly for construction news and updates about openings and events.

 

WTC Rebuilding Facts

  • Over 8,650 tons of steel and 65,000 cubic yards of concrete must be installed to build the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
  • The Chiller Plant is a 12,500-ton system designed to provide air conditioning for the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, the Memorial & Museum, retail space and other occupied areas.
  • A total of more than 30,000 tons of steel and 150,000 cubic yards of concrete are needed to build the World Trade Center Transportation Hub.
  • A total of 40,000 tons of steel and 200,000 cubic yards of concrete must be installed to build One World Trade Center.
  • Construction of the South Bathtub, which will house the Vehicle Security Center, will require the installation of 34 foundation wall panels, each 55 to 60 feet deep.

Image Gallery

Every day brings new changes to the World Trade Center site, whether it’s steel columns for One World Trade Center being raised, or the concrete footings being poured for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

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