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|Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2006 4:30 pm Post subject: PRESS AVAILABILITY FOR START OF FOOTINGS OF WTC MEMORIAL
From Thu Aug 17, 2006 12:30 pm to Thu Aug 17, 2006 1:29 pm (included)
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, August 15, 2006
PRESS AVAILABILITY FOR START OF FOOTINGS CONSTRUCTION FOR
WORLD TRADE CENTER MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM
The World Trade Center Memorial Foundation and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today announced that the start of construction for the footings of the Memorial and Museum will begin on Thursday, August 17th. Foundation and Port Authority officials will hold a press availability at the World Trade Center site for b-roll and photography opportunities.
On Thursday, workers will begin necessary drilling and excavation work to build the foundations for the Memorial and Museum. E.E. Cruz & Company is performing the work. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is managing the construction of the Memorial and Museum and the Foundation is finalizing the design, planning operations, creating the Museum, and raising an additional $170 million for construction and planning.
Renderings are available at buildthememorial.org, click on ‘News’ and ‘Media Images.’
Date: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Time: 10:30am. Press should arrive at 10:15am for check-in.
Location: Gate 7. Enter at Liberty and Washington Streets.
Security: Media covering the event must have NYPD press credentials.
Contact: World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, 212-312-8800
Port Authority, John McCarthy, 212-435-7777