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PORT AUTHORITY THROWBACK THURSDAY: 1949 HOLLAND TUNNEL FIRE

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett On a late spring morning in 1949, a tractor-trailer entered the Holland Tunnel on the New Jersey side at 8:45 a.m. in heavy traffic, carrying 80 drums of hazardous chemicals. One of the drums fell … Continue reading

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George Washington Bridge: A New Defense System Against Corrosion  

By Neal Buccino, Media Relations Staff For 85 years, the George Washington Bridge has stood majestically above the Hudson River’s swirling waters. But ironically, the most insidious enemy facing the iconic span is water in another form — specifically, the … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: The Holland Tunnel Fire of 1949

By George DeFeis, Intern, Media Relations Click the images below to follow the slideshow:

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