New York & New Jersey Port Alert - Hurricane Sandyby Hurricane Sandy on 2012-10-31 00:04:16
Port Authority staff has been on-site today to assess the damage as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
The current status is as follows:
No electrical power and no time frame for repair
Roads covered with debris and traffic signals out of service
Rail track has been compromised
Fence lines – widespread disrepair
Port Authority staff is working to clear roads and is communicating with the container terminal operators and major tenants to coordinate the clean up and reinstatement of service. Only select essential personnel are permitted on port at this time. All non-essential personnel will be denied access by PAPD at port entrances.