Port Authority update on conditions at transportation facilities
Posted: 30 October 2012 | The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey | No comments yet
Port Authority staff and engineers are on site at all Port Authority facilities to inspect conditions and assess damage…
Port Authority staff and engineers are on site at all Port Authority facilities to inspect conditions and assess damage. Our primary goal is to ensure the safety of our workers and those who use our facilities. We will resume operations at our facilities as early as possible, but only when it is safe to do so.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey reports the following update on conditions at its transportation facilities as of 8:45 p.m.
In preparation of the opening of John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) tomorrow, some airlines will land planes at the airport beginning at 10 p.m. tonight. JFK will be open tomorrow, Wednesday, October 31 at 7:00 a.m. however, carriers will be providing limited service.
Newark Liberty International also will open tomorrow, Wednesday, October 31 at 7:00 a.m., however carriers will be providing limited service.
LaGuardia and Teterboro airports remain closed at this time.
Stewart International Airport is open, but running limited operations.
As airports ramp up service this week, passengers are strongly urged to confirm with their individual carriers regarding flight status in the coming days before traveling to the airports.
Rail service on AirTrain JFK and AirTrain Newark is suspended until further notice.
Tunnels and Bridges
The George Washington Bridge, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing are open.
The Holland Tunnel is closed under further notice.
The Lincoln Tunnel remains open.
All PATH service is suspended until further notice.
Port Authority Bus Terminal
All public and private bus service is currently suspended. However, some bus carriers may resume service in the early morning hours.
Passengers are urged to check with their carrier before leaving for the bus terminal.
World Financial Ferry Terminal
The first ferries will run between New Jersey and New York from 7 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, starting from Paulus Hook, Weehawken and Hoboken North at 14th Street and going to the World Financial Ferry Terminal in Battery Park City.
For further information, customers should go to nywaterway.com.
The Port Authority’s maritime facilities are closed until further notice.
For up-to-date information on our facilities, follow us on Twitter @PANYNJ. For further information for New York State, visit http://www.governor.ny.gov/stormwatch. For New Jersey, visit www.ready.nj.gov.