Agency Wants To Throw Out WTC Rebuilding Schedule

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - The World Trade Center's owner wants to throw
out the budget and schedule for the prolonged rebuilding of the
site.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says none of the
dates set to complete office towers, a memorial and transit hub are
realistic.
Port Authority executive director Chris Ward - asked by Gov.
David Paterson to assess the rebuilding progress - is setting no
new dates or budgets.
He wants a committee of the project's different developers,
architects and government agencies to come up with "achievable
timelines" by the end of September.
Deadlines at the 16-acre site have been pushed back ever since
the planning started. The earliest announced opening date is for
the memorial in 2011, the 10th anniversary of the attacks.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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