Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Size, Road Closure Delay a 9/11 Relic

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Size, Road Closure Delay a 9/11 Relic

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CRESSKILL -- The expected delivery of a World Trade Center relic to the borough on Wednesday was delayed because of a misunderstanding about the size of the beam.

The borough sent a flatbed truck to the JFK Airport hangar that houses remnants of the Twin Towers destroyed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. But the vehicle wasn't large enough to accommodate the beam.

"The original specs we had gotten was for 7,400 pounds," said Deputy Police Chief James Domville. "But when we got there, our people were told it was over 11,000 pounds. We had to detail a second trailer out there."

But the larger second tractor-trailer ran into trouble when an accident on the Van Wyck Expressway forced closure of the roadway and the driver could not get to the JFK hangar before it closed for the day. …

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