Emergency Preparedness

Port Authority Tunnels Get Terror-proofed

The Port Authority is working on a hush-hush project to terror-proof the four PATH subway tunnels running under the Hudson River to thwart a potential catastrophic bombing that could flood the system, The Post has learned.

Defense contractors — toiling in the cloak of darkness — are installing reinforced metal plates along the interior walls of the tunnels, and massive flood-prevention gates are being erected at either end of the two main lines that run from the World Trade Center and the West Village to Jersey City, sources said.

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