N.J. congressman visits Point No Point Bridge site

Written by Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief
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CSX and Norfolk Southern engines on Point No Point bridge.

New Jersey Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., spent the afternoon of May 2 learning about critical infrastructure with leaders from Conrail, Norfolk Southern, and CSX.

Congressman Payne toured the Point No Point Bridge, which was built in 1901 and serves as a vital freight artery moving almost 7,000 freight containers a day connecting to New York City and north to Massashusetts and west to Chicago.

The bridge replacement project will create 110 new prevailing wage union jobs for the local workforce of New Jersey.

Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., with Conrail team (L to R) Ryan Hill, Brian Gorton, Eric Levin, Mo Megali and Jocelyn Hill.
Congressman Payne, Jr., with Rob Harms of George Harms Construction, Michael Fisher of United Steelworkers of America, and Mike Testa and Bobby Campos of Heavy and General Laborers Local 472.

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