Date:  Oct 29, 2012

Press Release Number:  161


PORT AUTHORITY REPORTS NO PROBLEM WITH ONE WTC CRANES

Contrary to reports, there are no problems with any of the cranes at One World Trade Center or elsewhere on the site, the Port Authority said.

The One World Trade Center cranes are properly secured, and the Port Authority has staff members on site and in the building around the clock to check and report on any potential problems.

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