NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If you can take the traffic here, you can take it anywhere.
The trucking industry’s annual report called congestion where I-95 meets Route 4 in Fort Lee, west of the George Washington Bridge toll plaza the second worst in the country.READ MORE: New Jersey Officials Warn Storm Will Bring Dangerous Mix Of Snow, Freezing Rain And Strong Winds
According to the American Transportation Research Institute, only a stretch of I-85 in Atlanta is worse.
If you want relief from this congestion, nasal spray and cold medicine won’t do the trick, maybe try the Lincoln Tunnel.READ MORE: New Yorkers Urged To Wrap Up Holiday Weekend Travel Before Sunday Evening Storm
“There’s always an issue, there’s always somebody breaking down on the bridge, some type of accident on the Cross Bronx. There’s always an issue, a major accident or shut down,” a cabbie named Stevie said.
So blame the Bronx?
“That’s thirty percent of the problem, then we have the other thirty percent here, and the other thirty percent is the rest of the world,” he said.MORE NEWS: Storm Watch: CBS2's Forecast For Sunday Storm
The other ten percent? Maybe it’s the sun glare.