Tuesday, December 29, 2009

YouTube - There She Blows

YouTube - There She Blows: "80-year-old bridge demolished over Lake Champlain."

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Sydport expansion's major backer down, but not out - Nova Scotia News - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Nova Scotia News: "The (height of the) Bayonne Bridge is a major problem for New York, (and) there are three competing bids to privatize Norfolk, evidencing that the market understands Norfolk's unique position.'"

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Construction on Bayonne Bridge could cause delays

Construction on Bayonne Bridge could cause delays Saturday | Staten Island Featured Entries - Breaking News - - SILive.com: "One lane on the Staten Island-bound Bayonne Bridge will be closed tomorrow morning from 5:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for construction. In addition, there may be intermittent traffic holds of up to 15 minutes in both directions as a result of the construction."

Friday, December 18, 2009

PA: Bayonne Bridge fix could cost $2 billion | Journal of Commerce

PA: Bayonne Bridge fix could cost $2 billion | Journal of Commerce: "'We are looking at all the alternatives, including a tunnel, building another bridge, or raising the level of the existing bridge,' Larrabee said. 'It's not a matter of if but of when.'"

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Nation’sPort Annual Meeting PowerPoint Presentation

Bayonne Bridge Air Draft Options Report from Nation’sPort January 23, 2009 Annual Meeting (PowerPoint needed to view).

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Political Exchange: Swift Action Needed on Bayonne Bridge Problem

Political Exchange - NJBIZ.com: "How should Bayonne Bridge height clearance issues be addressed?" Assemblywoman Joan M. Quigley (D-Jersey City) and Senator Steve V. Oroho (R-Sparta) provide their views.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Money in Place for Bayonne Crossing Mall

Money in place for mall - NJ.com: "All the financing to build the $83 million Bayonne Crossing Mall project is now in place, officials announced this week."

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Baltimore Getting Ready for 2014

50 years, 50 feet at Baltimore | Journal of Commerce: "Baltimore’s main competitor, the Port of Virginia, already has a 50-foot depth and will benefit from development of Norfolk Southern’s intermodal Heartland Corridor. The Port of New York and New Jersey is on track to finish dredging its main channels to 50 feet by 2013, but large ships’ access to the port’s busiest terminals will remain impeded by the tight 151-foot clearance under the Bayonne Bridge."

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Voice of the People for Nov. 22, 2009

Voice of the People for Nov. 22, 2009: "Coming or going?

Bayonne, N.J.: There's a proposal to raise the Bayonne Bridge at a cost of billions so that larger container ships can pass under it. Are these ships delivering U.S. exports to the world? Or are they bringing in more imports and increasing our trade deficit? This should be an important factor in deciding whether to raise the bridge."

A Bridge Too Near

The Roundtable December 4, 2009 | Journal of Commerce: "Port Director Rick Larrabee, told an industry audience Thursday night that the agency is determined to solve the bridge problem, but that such a huge fiscal and policy decision deserves careful examination."

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Port Authority of N.Y., N.J. proposed budget calls for 150 job cuts | New Jersey Real-Time News - - NJ.com

Port Authority of N.Y., N.J. proposed budget calls for 150 job cuts | New Jersey Real-Time News - - NJ.com: "The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's 2010 preliminary budget calls for 150 job cuts and investing $3.1 billion on capital projects including the World Trade Center."  Click here for the press release.

Upcoming Project Adjacent to Bridge

Eye project start in coming year - NJ.com: "Oil giant Chevron has begun an environmental cleanup of a 70-acre area of land to the west of Bayonne Bridge to make way for a 1,200-home community overlooking the Kill Van Kull."

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Bayonne Bridge Wall Mural in New TD Bank

TD Bank in Bayonne donates to charity | Bayonne Now - - NJ.com: "Also at the grand opening of the new store was the unveiling of the wall mural that will be on permanent display. The mural depicts the construction of the Bayonne Bridge arch in 1930. The large, colorful wall mural was created by enhancing and colorizing an old black-and-white photo that was provided courtesy of the Bayonne Historical Society and New Jersey Port Authority."