$1.3B N.Y-N.J. bridge project to generate 2,500 construction jobs

06/27/2013 | Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.), The

The raising of the Bayonne Bridge has officially started. The bridge -- over the Kill van Kull tidal strait between New York's Staten Island and Bayonne, N.J. -- will be raised by 64 feet so that it will stand 215 feet above the water at high tide. The $1.3 billion project is expected to generate 2,500 construction jobs, according to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

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