Monthly Archives: July 2016

Port Authority: The Lost Luxury of Air Travel

By Melissa Jerome, Tunnels, Bridges & Terminals Staff Rushing out the door wearing my sneakers and yoga pants, I grab my duffel bag and head out to catch a flight. Once on the plane, I pop in my headphones before … Continue reading

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Goethals Bridge Stay Cables: the Muscle of a New Bridge-building Era

By Neal Buccino, Media Relations Staff Good bones are important.  But you can’t lift heavy weights without muscles of steel. Such is the case for a class of bridges called cable stayed bridges, of which the new Goethals Bridge, under construction … Continue reading

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JFK International Airport: Terrapin Adventures on Runway 4L

By Jessica Hershman, Media Relations Staff Photos by Mike Dombrowski Even as Port Authority Wildlife Biologist Laura Francoeur and members of her team mark and then release to safety hundreds of Diamondback Terrapins that invade the runways at JFK Airport … Continue reading

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