New York Port Authority terminal’s work disrupted after report of white powder
The white powder was found to be non-hazardous, and terminal management declared that while there was “no immediate danger,” parts of the terminal would remain temporarily closed.
Due to police activity, the 8th and 9th avenue entrances of the Port Authority Bus Terminal's South Wing are temporarily closed. North Wing open and operational. Updates to follow.— PortAuthBusTerminal (@PABusTerminal) April 4, 2018
Commuters are being asked to leave Port Authority. pic.twitter.com/GOxKq8TABe— Rukmini Callimachi (@rcallimachi) April 4, 2018
A stone’s throw from Times Square, The Port Authority Bus Terminal on 8th Avenue is one of the busiest public transport hubs in the United States.
The Terminal was shut down last December after a man detonated a homemade bomb in an underground walkway, injuring five.
There is no immediate danger at Port Authority Bus Terminal. Authorities are investigating NON-HAZARDOUS white substance dropped in South Wing. Bus operations are continuing but 8th Ave entrance to South Wing temporarily closed. We will provide updates as more info is available.— PortAuthBusTerminal (@PABusTerminal) April 4, 2018