Tag Archives: George Washington Bridge

Port Authority History: The Singular Achievement of Ernesto Butcher

PROLOGUE: ” I read this morning the tribute to Ernesto Butcher whom I never had the privilege of meeting. That said, he is clearly an iconic figure to Port Authority employees who, without exception, admired his courage, his integrity and … Continue reading

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How Four Port Authority Facilities Got Their Names

By Gregory Quinn, Special to the Port Authority George Washington Bridge   One of the most-used bridges in the world, the double-decked suspension George Washington Bridge connects Northern Manhattan to New Jersey via Interstate 95. The namesake for this bridge … Continue reading

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GWB American Flag Honors U.S. Military Vets

by Rudy King, Public Information Officer Port Authority electricians unfurled the world’s largest free-flying American flag at the George Washington Bridge in observance of Veterans Day on November 11, continuing an agency tradition that started on the first Veterans Day … Continue reading

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