On June 8th the Port of New York and New Jersey recognized the one-year anniversary of the raising of the Bayonne Bridge. The bridge now yields a navigational clearance of 215 feet resulting in the passage of larger ships, record cargo volume and economic growth for the Port. A year after completion, 107 vessels in excess of 9,500 TEUs (20-foot-long cargo containers, the shipping industry’s standardized measurement) have called on port terminals in Newark, Elizabeth and Bayonne, N.J. and in Staten Island. The bridge raising now provides the ability for ships that can carry up to 18,000 20-foot-long cargo containers to navigate under it. Currently,Read More →

Four of the industry’s newest generation gantry cranes designed for today’s largest container ships arrived at APM Terminals Elizabeth on April 26, 2018. The arrival marks a major milestone in a $200 million facility infrastructure investment by APM Terminals that will be completed this year. This complements the $7 billion capital investments already made by the Port Authority to ready the Port of New York and New Jersey for the world’s largest ships. Large-scale investments included the Bayonne Bridge elevation and the Harbor Deepening Program, both of which now enable the Port to handle larger container ships up to 18,000 TEUs and remain the largestRead More →

12/28/17 Eastbound NJ Turnpike Hudson County Extension from Interchange 14 is now open. All emergency repairs are complete.   12/27/17 The eastbound Newark Bay-Hudson County Extension of the New Jersey Turnpike is closed to traffic between Interchanges 14 and 14A, as of Wednesday, December 27. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has closed the section of the roadway for emergency structural repairs. All trucks servicing GCT Bayonne should plan to use an alternate route while emergency maintenance repairs are underway. The westbound lanes are unaffected. For additional information, visit New Jersey Turnpike Authority Newsroom.  Read More →