NEW YORK – October 3, 2014 – The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey’s 10-year capital plan has been approved at $27.6 billion for 2014 to 2023, and its 2014 budget authorizes $2.9 billion in operating expenses and $4.4 billion in capital investments. To assist the region’s construction industry professionals in doing business with The Port Authority, McGraw Hill Construction’s ENR New York (http://newyork.construction.com/) will host its new event, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Conference, on October 31, 2014 at McGraw Hill Headquarters, 1221 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan.
The event will open with remarks by Port Authority Executive Director Patrick J. Foye. Additional Port Authority representatives will explore how MWSBE firms can access work with the agency, provide an overview of its 2014-2023 capital plan, and review its Annual Construction Program. In addition, agency representatives will participate in a panel session to explain how firms can get involved with projects such as the new Goethals Bridge and LGA Central Terminal P3 projects, the PATH Restoration, the Repair and Replacement Program and the Greenville Yard Redevelopment Program.
ENR New York’s The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Conference is produced by McGraw Hill Construction and Engineering News-Record, the leading source of news, data, trends and analysis for the construction industry.
Sponsors of the event include Diamond Sponsor Louis Berger, Platinum Sponsor Tutor Perini Corporation, Gold Sponsors ELEC and WDF Inc., and Silver Sponsors Microsol Resources and Willis.
Exhibitors include AKF Group, Economic Cornerstone, E.E. Cruz & Company, Granite Construction, John P. Picone Inc., Kiewit, Leslie E. Robertson Associates, The LiRo Group, Schiavone Construction Co., SIMCO Engineering, P.C., and Turner Construction Company.
Supporting sponsors include American Council of Engineering Companies of New York, Associated General Contractors of New York State, General Contractors Association of New York, New Jersey Subcontractors Association, New York Building Congress, Society for Marketing Professional Services - New York, Subcontractors Trade Association, and Utility & Transportation Contractors Association.
For more information or to register, visit http://construction.com/events/2014/panynj/, call 1-800-371-3238, or search Twitter for #ENRpanynj. Attendees are eligible to earn 3.5 AIA LUs. Discounts are available to members of supporting sponsor organizations as well as to media representatives and groups of four or more.
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