Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Wednesday, 08.20.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1
 2  3  4  5  6  7  8
 9  10  11  12  13  14  15
 16  17  18  19  20  21  22
 23  24  25  26  27  28  29
 30  31
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Dec 19,2007
WTC memorial delayed
by UPI

NEW YORK -- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey blamed construction delays for pushing back the opening date of the World Trade Center memorial to 2011.

New York Gov. George Pataki said the World Trade Center memorial would open to the public on Sept. 11, 2009, but Port Authority officials said construction is slated for a 2011 completion date, The New York Times said Wednesday.

Port Authority officials said the steel framework for the plaza is set for a 2009 completion, but the memorial plaza and museum may not see completion until 2011.

The memorial plaza is set to feature groves of white oaks and gum trees surrounding two square chasms meant to symbolize the twin towers in addition to a below-ground museum.

Anthony E. Shorris, executive director of the Port Authority, said timetable revisions are ongoing, but hope for meeting the original deadline still loomed.

"We'll obviously do our best to bring it back if we can," he said, "but we wanted to put out the most realistic schedule we could, and right now the full completion of everything is looking more like '11 than '10."

The Port Authority Tuesday also delayed a vote on a deal with Westfield Group, which plans to develop retail space in the area, the Times said.

Copyright © 2007, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

566 times read

Related news
Plans announced for deck in Freedom Tower by UPI posted on Apr 11,2008

$6 million for victim of pigeon poop fall by UPI posted on Dec 24,2007

At least 10 die in Nigerian violence by UPI posted on Jan 02,2008

O.J. tanker, dredger collide in Newark Bay by UPI posted on Jan 25,2008

Missing rabbi found dead in river by UPI posted on Mar 07,2008

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 31 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?