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PA Winter Storm Advisory Northeast Ports

Dear valued customer,
WINTER STORM ADVISORY FOR NORTHEAST PORTS

The most recent forecast shows snowfall accumulations of 6 – 9 inches falling mostly between 18:00 tonight and 09:00 tomorrow with wind gusts up to 35 mph and white out conditions expected. Based on a conference call with the terminal operators and the trucking community, most container terminal gates will close Thursday, January 2nd between 16:00 and 17:00 with all container terminal truck gates closed Friday, January 3rd. New York and Newark terminals will reopen for regular business on Monday morning, January 6th. In addition, all tenants and customers are advised to please follow the guidelines outlined below:

  • If possible, please delay arrival at the Port until 10:00 Friday morning, except for personnel involved in snow clearing operations. The public roads in the Port will be open but snow removal operations are impacted by heavy traffic.

  • Do not plow snow from leasehold area onto roadways, rail tracks or into the channel.

  • Do not park employee vehicles or trailers on port roadways. VEHICLES PARKED ON PORT ROADWAYS ARE SUBJECT TO TOW AT OWNER’S EXPENSE.

  • Do not pile snow around, or in front of, fire hydrants or valve houses.

  • ExpressPort Plaza tenants – please park your company vehicles in the rear of your building after 8:00 p.m.

We are monitoring the situation and we are going to provide an update as soon as possible.
This information was provided by the New York & New Jersey Port Authority Operations.
Should you have any questions please contact us.
Thank you for your continued support
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