Date: Jan 08, 2009
Press Release Number: 3
TRAFFIC ADVISORY - SECTION OF VESEY STREET SIDEWALK TO BE TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR ROUTINE MAINTENANCE PROJECT ADJACENT TO WTC SITE
|A section of the Vesey Street sidewalk between West Broadway and Church Street will be temporarily closed this weekend for a routine maintenance project to repair a section of walkway adjacent to the World Trade Center site.
The sidewalk will be closed beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, January 9, and will reopen at 5 a.m. on Monday, January 12. During the closure, construction workers will replace existing concrete at the southwest corner of Vesey Street near the Post Office.
Pedestrians can detour on West Broadway to Barclay Street to reach Church Street.
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; the Greenville Yard-Port Authority Marine 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.