$10 Billion Overhaul of JFK International Proposed

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo continued his track record of pushing for big, splashy infrastructure projects last week, this time turning the state's attention to JFK International.

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January 9, 2017, 5:00 AM PST

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


JFK International

A rendering of the proposed project. | Governor Andrew Cuomo

"[January 4, 2016] the state, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and other agencies have revealed long-awaited $10 billion vision plan for a new-and-improved JFK International Airport," reports Audrey Wachs.

"The many proposed changes, driven by $7 billion in private investment, have three common goals: Modernizing the terminals, improving road access to the airport, and expanding mass transit options to accommodate a projected increase in passengers," adds Wachs.

The New York Executive Chamber posted a video on the same day showcasing renderings from the proposed project, also putting the changes to the airport in context of some of the state's largest ongoing infrastructure initiatives.

A separate article by Patrick McGeehan provides additional details on Governor Cuomo's announcement of the proposed project.

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