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MULBERRY STREET REOPENS AS SUBWAY EXTENSION REACHES MILESTONE

January 3, 2005
NJT-05-005

NEWARK, NJ NJ TRANSIT Executive Director George Warrington, Newark Mayor and State Senator Sharpe James and Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo will cut the ribbon to officially reopen Mulberry Street between Raymond Boulevard and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center as the initial construction phase ends for the subway extension.

The subway extension will link Newark Penn Station and Broad Street stations, making downtown businesses and attractions more accessible.

Members of the media interested in attending may call Ken Hitchner at (973) 491- 7078.

WHO: Newark Mayor/State Senator Sharpe James

Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo

NJ TRANSIT Executive Director George Warrington

WHAT: Mulberry St. reopens as tunnel construction ends for Newark City Subway extension

WHEN: Tuesday, January 4, 2005 at 11 a.m.

WHERE: Mulberry & Park streets Subway Station (near NJPAC)