United States port authorities plan to ask the Trump administration for tariff exemptions for Chinese-built cranes.
In addition, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) plans to ask for additional exemptions on purchases of Chinese-manufactured cargo-handling equipment during a testimony that it is scheduled to deliver to the U.S.
From high-profile infrastructure to politically-charged projects, innovative equipment to billion-dollar builds, the construction industry made a big impact all over the country in 2017. While there were countless projects, events and stories worth talking about throughout the year, here is a list of our editors' top 10 picks:1.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's Board of Commissioners gave final approval to a lease agreement with Delta Air Lines for its new $4 billion, 37-gate facility at LaGuardia Airport, the final component of the transformation of LaGuardia into a completely rebuilt, unified 21st century airport.
The Port Authority Board of Commissioners authorized more than $77 million in flood protection and resiliency projects at major Port Authority assets throughout the region that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. The projects include planning for permanent flood mitigation repairs to the Holland Tunnel, and project authorization for work at John F.
The Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved the agency's largest ever $32.2 billion 2017-2026 Capital Plan, which reflects the agency's continuing return to its core transportation mission and is expected to generate hundreds of thousands of jobs and billions in overall economic activity for the region.
Vice President Joseph Biden and Gov. Andrew Cuomo ceremoniously kicked off the $4.2 billion construction of a new 1.3-million-square-foot Terminal B building at LaGuardia Airport in Queens on June 14th. The project includes a new 35-gate Terminal B, Central Hall, West garage, related roadways and supporting infrastructure.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled sweeping plans for the complete transformation of the historic James A. Farley Post Office into a world-class transportation hub. At the Association for a Better New York, Cuomo announced the selection of a developer-builder team including three companies, Related Companies, Vornado Realty LP and Skanska AB to redevelop the Farley Building, creating a new 255,000 sq.