Date:  Apr 16, 2009

Press Release Number:  46


PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TAKES ACTION ON SEVERAL ITEMS

At its monthly World Trade Center meeting this morning, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners authorized:

  • The assignment of a Memorial Foundation trade contract with ThyssenKrupp to furnish and install elevators and escalators at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center.


  • An increase to an existing trade contract for steel with Owen Steel to provide for additional design coordination, scope, and schedule acceleration to accommodate project milestones for the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center.


  • 1 World Trade Center LLC, through its construction manager Tishman Construction Corp., to enter into contracts with Curtis Partition Corporation and Component Assembly Systems, Inc., for carpentry work in One World Trade Center.


  • 1 World Trade Center LLC, through its construction manager Tishman Construction Corp., to enter into a contract with Asbestolith Manufacturing Corporation for reinforced waterproof flooring in One World Trade Center.


  • Reimbursement of $29 million to Silverstein Properties Inc., for Port Authority below-grade and at-grade work within the East Bathtub at the World Trade Center site.


CONTACT:
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.