Category Archives: Hudson River

Lessons of the Sully ‘Miracle,’ 10 Years Later

By Cheryl Albiez, Media Relations Staff Northeast of the George Washington Bridge, a plane at an altitude of 3,000 feet directly above the Bronx encountered a flock of Canada geese shortly after takeoff from New York City’s LaGuardia Airport on … Continue reading

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Maintaining the George Washington Bridge, One Bolt at a Time

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor Frank Minervini oversees the structural maintenance of the George Washington Bridge — from bolts and joints to suspender ropes and cables, as well as the 77 lane miles of roadway, the tunnels, toll booths and … Continue reading

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GWB Glows Pink to Honor Patients and Survivors of Breast Cancer

By Lenis Rodrigues and Alana Calmi, Media Relations Staff  Each fall for the past eight years, Port Authority electrician Chris Bonanno has gathered his George Washington Bridge colleagues for a task 600 feet above the Hudson River that most would … Continue reading

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