~Four Railway Stations: Newark - Hoboken - Journal Square - Exchange Place~

Project Name: Path Access For The Elderly & Disabled
Project Address: (4) NJ Railway Stations: Newark-Hoboken-Journal Square-Exchange Place
Project Contract Amount: $12,326,559
Project Executive: Mark D. Hall
Project Manager: Joseph Isdanavage
Superintendents: William Burke/Paul Ralph
Owner's Name/Contact Person: Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. - Steve DeZaio (retired)
Owner's Address: Journal Square, Jersey City, New Jersey
Owner's Phone Numbers Phone: 212-466-7000
Engineer's Name/Contact Person: Dawn Engineering, Inc. - Jozef Zurawski
Engineer's Phone/Fax Numbers: Phone: 732-739-8844 / Fax: 732-739-8870
Description of Project:

  • Design/Build new elevator shaft at Exchange Place subway station. Work included:
    - Rock tunneling and removal of rock from 70' below grade
    - Installation of 65 sets of rock bolts and steel cribbing and wedges
    - New reinforced concrete roof arch and walls
    - New elevator and architectual finishes
  • Reconstruction of concrete train platforms for ADA compliance at four
    New Jersey PATH stations
  • Construction was completed during
    the hours of 9:00 pm - 5:00 am, nights and weekends
  • Access was extremely limited
  • Highly sensitive work due to a continuous energized third rail
  • Installed five other elevators:
    (two at Exchange Place; two others at Journal Square; one at Newark)
  • 25 stairways were refurbished with epoxy cement including replacement of all handrails
  • Project completed on schedule


Read What The Press Had To Say