James e blackmore new york city enr 12/26/16 p 6 project director uses variety of skills with a touch of philosophy to keep the new york region's first major public-private parrtnership bridge project on track james blackmore describes himself as a realist a decade ago, when he embarked on the task of bringing to completion the $15. A view of the staten island side of the new goethals bridge currently under construction (june 2016) the goethals bridge replacement project is a first of. Endnotes 1 port authority of new york and new jersey, about the goethals bridge replacement project. Goethals bridge project the goethals bridge connects elisabeth nj to staten island ny the original bridge is a relic of the roaring 1920's this extreme high traffic area sees over 15 million automobile passengers annually, and has been there since 1928 the bridge needed to be replaced with something that can withstand the high-volume. Bayonne bridge rehabilitation and goethals bridge replacement the bayonne bridge project is estimated to cost $129 billion the goethals bridge is essential to moving cargo between airports and seaports and regional markets in. A new bridge will connect new jersey and staten island a schuylkill county firm is building beams for the project. The union county board of chosen freeholders reminds residents and travelers to be aware of temporary traffic pattern changes related to the replacement of the goethels bridge the port authority of new york and new jersey, which is undertaking the project, has provided the following information for. The goethals bridge carries i-278 over the arthur kill, connecting staten island to new jersey and providing critical access for commuters and freight carriers between new jersey and new york the project replaces the existing 85-year-old bridge, which is functionally obsolete, with a new six-lane, cable-stayed bridge directly south of the.
Four webcams were activated on tuesday so motorists and staten islanders could observe the progress of construction of the replacement goethals bridge. A new goethals bridge comes into sight a new goethals bridge is rising out of the marshes of the arthur kill project manager jim blackmore discusses construction progress. The goethals bridge replacement project is a design-build project for the port authority of new york & new jersey (the authority)the project will replace the existing goethals bridge which spans the arthur kill river on i-278 connecting elizabeth, new jersey and staten island, new york. Construction camera public web page to monitor and document a job site with image hosting and archive solutions. Project description to accommodate the needs of ever-increasing post world war i traffic, historic goethals bridge was constructed in 1928 by the port authority of new york and new jersey. The goethals bridge is a rare symbol of connection and cooperation between new york and new jersey, so why are they tearing it down in this.
The environmental review process for the port authority of new york and new jersey's goethals bridge replacement project was concluded with the us coast guard's issuance of the final environmental impact statement in august 2010 and the record of decision in january 2011. Dba is on the design-build team that is replacing the goethals bridge for the port authority of new york and new jersey (panynj) we are not able to post much about the project or our involvement due to security agreements.
Project overviewthe $15 billion goethals bridge replacement project involves the construction of a new bridge to replace the aging, existing goethals bridge, which carries i-278 traffic across the arthur kill channel between staten island, new york and elizabeth, new jersey the bridge is owned and operated by the port authority of new york. Bridge replacement project at goethals bridge over holiday weekend bridge to be closed from 10 pm friday to 8 am saturday. Goethals bridge is a motorway bridge / freeway bridge, cantilever truss bridge and steel bridge that was built from 1925 until 1928 the project is located in staten island and elizabeth, union county, new jersey, usa. The previous alert at the goethals bridge in both directions due to facility maintenance is no longer in effect the previous alert at the bayonne bridge in both directions due to construction is no longer in effect there may be residual delays.
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Update on goethels bridge replacement project image courtesy of port authority of new york and new jersey a panynj brochure and map describing the goethals bridge replacement project is available on the county website, ucnjorg #. Gallery video on friday evening, june 9, the port authority of ny & nj closed the original goethals bridge over the course of the weekend, both eastbound and westbound traffic was re-routed onto one span of the new goethals bridge. The $15 billion bridge will replace the existing goethals bridge, an aging structure dating back to the 1920s that has now become functionally obsolete. George washington goethals (/ 1928) was a united states army general and civil engineer, best known for his administration and supervision of the construction and the opening of the panama canal the goethals bridge between staten island. A group led by kiewit corp and a macquarie group ltd unit won a port authority of new york and new jersey contract to finance, design and build a $15 billion replacement for the 85-year-old goethals bridge. Governor andrew m cuomo today announced the official commencement of construction on a $15 billion public-private partnership (ppp) to replace the goethals bridge with a new state-of-the-art cable-stayed bridge. Introduction and site history the site of the goethals bridge replacement project is no stranger to historic crossings while a ferry crossing at the site that helped to establish.
The port authority had $3 million of state money and raised $14 million in bonds to build the goethals bridge and the outerbridge the bridge was named for major general george washington goethals, who supervised construction of the panama canal and was the first consulting engineer of the. Project borrower / sponsor: toll bridge description: the goethals bridge carries i-278 over the arthur kill, connecting staten island to new jersey and providing critical access for commuters and freight carriers between new jersey and new york. The old goethals bridge closes forever friday night as its in addition to over $100 million capital from nynj link to finance the project the original bridge opened to traffic on june 29, 1928 on what would have been the 70th birthday of major gen george washington goethals. The following information is provided by the port authority of new york and new jersey emergency response exercise will close bridge in both directions sunday, may 3.