Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Long Live The World Trade « Zachary Fink Blog: Assemblyman Al Countinho who chairs Commerce and Economic Development has been pushing for the Bayonne Bridge project to became a priority for the bi-state agency. And he is concerned that all the emphasis on the WTC has forced the PA into a state of paralysis everywhere else.
at 7:27 PM
Friday, April 16, 2010
Despite the Economy, Major Infrastructure Projects Move Forward with an Emphasis on Jobs, Event Attendees are Told
NAIOP NEW JERSEY TRANSPORTATION UPDATE: "NEXUS FOR ALL THINGS" - NAIOP-New Jersey "Calling the Port Authority "one of the engines of our economy — we are acutely aware of our role in creating jobs," Baroni said that finding a solution to the air draft issue relating to the Bayonne Bridge "a top priority and an impending crisis. We are aggressively focused on finding a solution to put New Jersey's ports in a position to take the larger ships" expected as a result of the Panama Canal widening."
at 9:47 AM
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Fix The Bridge...or Lose Thousands Of Jobs! - New Jersey 101.5 FM: There is growing support for a plan to raise the Bayonne bridge by 64 feet - so the next generation of Super cargo ships will be able fit under the span - and make their way into ports Newark and Elizabeth.
at 8:18 PM
City pouring $28M into cement complex: The city has green-lighted the allocation of $28 million in federal tax-exempt bonds to assist in construction of Staten Island Terminal in Elm Park, expected to be the largest cement importer and distributor in the state and an engine for 300-plus jobs in the borough.
at 8:15 PM
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
New Jersey & Company Magazine - Bridging the Difference "The bridge in question is the 70-year-old Bayonne Bridge, which connects Bayonne to Staten Island. And at 150 feet off the water, the bridge has a history of impeding larger ships, many of which are about 170 feet high."
at 12:39 PM