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PORT AUTHORITY POSTPONES CROSS HARBOR FREIGHT PROGRAM PUBLIC HEARINGS DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

Date: Feb 09, 2015
Press Release Number: 23-2015

Due to icing conditions and inclement winter weather, the Port Authority has postponed public hearings scheduled for Tuesday, February 10, in Newark and Jersey City on the Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Cross Harbor Freight Program. The affected hearings include:

POSTPONED: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
RESCHEDULED: Thursday, February 26, 2015 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
One Newark Center, 17th Floor
Newark, NJ

POSTPONED: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 – 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
RESCHEDULED: Thursday, February 26, 2015 – 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center
140 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Jersey City, N.J.

The public comment period on the Draft DEIS has been extended and will remain open until 5 p.m. on March 20, 2015. Comments may be provided in writing either at the public hearings or by mail to Cross Harbor Freight Program, c/o InGroup, Inc., PO Box 206 Midland Park, NJ 07432 or via email to feedback@crossharborstudy.com. The DEIS is available to download at www.crossharborstudy.com.

CONTACT:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.


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