Public meeting on JFK runway rehab project set for Oct. 17

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The Port Authority of New York-New Jersey will hold a public meeting in regards to the John F. Kennedy Runway 13L-31R rehabilitation project on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Cradle of Aviation Museum on Charles Lindbergh Blvd. in Garden City, at 6 p.m.

The public information session will provide details that will cover the scope of work, anticipated timeline for completion and other critical details of the runway project. Due to the project, other runways may see an increase in arrivals and departures of 35-70 percent, according to the Port Authority.

In addition, public comment may also be provided at the following email address: JFKEA@panyny.gov, using the subject heading "JFK Runway 13L-31R" and/or via correspondence through standard mail and should be addressed as follows:

The Port Authority of NY & NJ

4 World Trade Center - 150 Greenwich Street, 18th Floor

New York, NY 10007

Attn: Kathryn Lamond

The public comment period will officially close on Monday, Oct. 29 at 5 p.m.

-Compiled by Nakeem Grant