LEONIA, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Leonia has won a legal victory in New Jersey.

The borough, which is located near the George Washington Bridge, won a court reprieve in the fight to close some residential streets that are clogged by commuters.

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Leonia implemented the restrictions two years ago, but the state Department of Transportation said they were invalid.

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Now, an appeals court has ruled the DOT failed to conduct an adequate investigation before its finding.