Deep Dive: Port Authority chief engineer Rizwan Baig is first person of Asian descent to be named to the position

News 12 New Jersey spoke with Rizwan Baig about his historic promotion as Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month comes to a close.

Matt Trapani and Kurt Siegelin

May 31, 2023, 2:51 AM

Updated 416 days ago

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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is planning to refurbish the Lincoln Tunnel Helix.
The project is currently in the design stage and is years away.
The man heading up the project is Rizwan Baig. He was named chief engineer in January and is the first person of Asian descent to be named to the position.
News 12 New Jersey spoke with Baig about the project and his historic promotion as Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month comes to a close.


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