Category Archives: Hudson River

Forging a PATH for Women

By Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Staff Clarelle DeGraffe wanted to be an engineer since she was five years old. Little did the Haitian-born DeGraffe know that 29 years after she joined the Port Authority as a civil engineer, she would … Continue reading

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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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