Analyst Says Port Authority’s Bridge Plan Addresses Safety and Commercial Concerns

May 08, 2013 at 3:07 pm

NJ Today’s Mike Schneider discusses plans for Port Authority bridges with Martin Robins, founding director of the Alan Voorhees Transportation Center.

Yesterday, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced its multi-billion dollar plan to restore or replace three bridges that link North Jersey to Staten Island — Goethals Bridge, Outerbridge Crossing Bridge, and Bayonne Bridge. Martin Robins is a former executive director of NJ Transit and is the founding director of the Alan Voorhees Transportation Center. Robins told NJ Today Managing Editor Mike Schneider that the project is way overdue, considering the structural defects and wear and tear on all three bridges.

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