NY/NJ Port Terminals to Close Ahead of Winter Storm

January 26, 2015
By Michelle Kelley

All marine terminals at the Port of New York & New Jersey will close today by 3pm in anticipation of a winter storm, according to an alert posted by the Port Authority this morning.

All terminals will be closed on Tuesday, 1/27 as well. The Port Authority will make a decision about Wednesday by noon tomorrow.

Free time will be extended and per diems waived in accordance with the Port’s Winter Plan. Click here for more details about the Winter Plan.

Recent Port Authority Alerts


Original Alert from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey:

A winter storm of historic proportions is expected to hit the Port of New York and New Jersey over the next 36 hours. Total snow accumulation is likely to exceed two feet throughout the Port. With the expected gale force winds, drifts could be even higher. All Marine Terminals anticipate closing today by 3:00 PM but that time may be adjusted (earlier or later) based on changing weather conditions. Please refer to the individual terminal websites for specific information. All terminals will be closed on Tuesday, January 27th. A decision about Wednesday will be made by noon tomorrow. Free time will be extended and per diems waived in accordance with the Winter Plan. Stay safe!

 


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