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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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Girders for the Goethals

By Neal Buccino, Senior Public Information Officer Photography by Rudy King and Mike Dombrowski Picture a standard I-beam, the type you might see at a construction site. Now imagine it’s taller than the Statue of Liberty’s height from feet to torch … Continue reading

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Bayonne Bridge: Giant Cranes Give the Bayonne a Much-Needed Lift

By Neal Buccino, Senior Public Information Officer Two of the world’s most visually arresting pieces of construction equipment – looking more like colossal candy-colored robots than mundane cranes – are toiling away on either side of the Kill van Kull, … Continue reading

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