From NJ.com, Challengers in 29th District Hoping to Break Powerful Democratic Machine - Coutinho is also hoping to keep port jobs in the area by addressing the issue of the Bayonne Bridge, which will not be high enough for newer and bigger shipping vessels. He said he is exploring options to raze the bridge, build a drawbridge or construct a tunnel.
Thursday, October 29, 2009
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Tuesday, October 27, 2009
From the Staten Island Independent Examiner, Development tsunami poised to engulf Staten Island waterfron: If the Bayonne Bridge isn’t made higher by 2014, it will make the Kill Van Kull an anachronism, a formerly busy waterway unable to handle the new fleet of super container ships.
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Monday, October 26, 2009
From the Journal of Commerce: Nadler Wants Brooklyn Container Terminal - The Port of New York and New Jersey should develop container-handling facilities in Brooklyn while continuing to expand in New Jersey and Staten Island, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., told a port audience Monday.
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Saturday, October 24, 2009
Lawmakers find Port Authority’s 2019 completion date objectionable. For the full article, click here.
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How will the Bayonne Bridge raising effect nearby residents? - With a number of agencies now studying ways to raise the Bayonne Bridge to accommodate new, super-sized cargo ships, Mayor Mark Smith wants to make sure the interests of residents who live near the span are taken into account.
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