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Three of the four lanes on the George Washington Bridge will be closed in both directions this weekend so crews can replace steel deck panels as part of the upper-level deck replacement project.
This is the second time in a week Christie faced questions about the lane closings that some Democrats believe were executed to pay back a Democratic mayor who refused to endorse Christie for re-election. Christie has denied it.
There were epic traffic delays, yet again, Monday night, because of emergency repair work at the George Washington Bridge. And then on Tuesday the head engineer said we haven’t seen the end of this.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey had to close two upper-level westbound lanes on Monday so crews could complete emergency repairs.
Another rough commute to New Jersey was set to persist into the morning hours Tuesday.
New Jersey lawmakers have complained they have not had much luck getting answers from the Port Authority about the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal.
Why is the Port Authority official who allegedly ordered the closures of local-access lanes to the George Washington Bridge buying up Internet domain address that use the names of public officials?
A state Assembly panel has been holding hearings into the closing that took place leading to the GWB in September. Baroni said they were closed for a traffic study.
A major traffic jam on the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 caused a backup of up to three hours before clearing up just after 7 p.m.
Crew worked feverishly through the night to repair a metal plate that shifted near the middle of the bridge where two large potholes had developed.
Emergency construction was creating delays on the George Washington Bridge in both directions Wednesday night.
Three Port Authoritiy officials testified Monday that there was no traffic study being conducted while access lanes from Fort Lee on the George Washington Bridge were closed in September, as was originally claimed.
Shutting down the access lanes from Fort Lee onto the bridge caused hours-long delays for four straight days beginning Sept. 9 and infuriated local officials who said they hadn’t been notified in advance.
Repairs on the bridge were expected to last through Tuesday morning.
Tyler Clementi’s mother, Jane, and brother, James, linked arm in arm with the walkers and made their way across the span for the first time since Tyler jumped from the bridge in 2010.