New York and New Jersey’s bi-state transportation agency on Tuesday began seeking proposals to develop a master plan for the $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport, a pet project of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Cuomo said in a statement that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates JFK and several other area airports, is accepting proposals from private firms for preliminary engineering and design work on the project.
JFK “is an international gateway to New York and a powerful economic engine with the potential to grow even stronger,” Cuomo said.
He first proposed the redesign in January as yet another salvo in his effort to push roughly $100 billion of infrastructure projects throughout the state.
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