Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Goethals Bridge: What’s the Number 2,450 Got to Do With It?

By Rudy King, Public Information Officer Can you say amazing? Well, let us say it 2,450 times and see where we end up. To begin with, not only is the Goethals Bridge 87-years-old, but it’s one of the first bridges … Continue reading

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Port Authority Celebrates the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

By Gregory Quinn, Special to the Port Authority Video Courtesy of the New York State Museum Every year on the anniversary of his birth, the nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Day, pausing to reflect on the impact, wisdom and … Continue reading

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Port Authority Daredevils

By Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Blogger You read it right – daredevils.  Those daring Port Authority maintenance employees who routinely hang – albeit tethered with safety harnesses — suspended from the George Washington Bridge, performing inspections and maintaining the span … Continue reading

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