By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It was a dangerous ride for some drivers in the Bronx after power lines fell across the Bruckner Expressway.

All eastbound lanes on the expressway were closed at Country Club Road, creating a major backup around 3 p.m. Tuesday.

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Some cars tried driving over the downed wires as firefighters pulled up to remove them.

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Drivers were stuck for more than an hour, but the lanes have since reopened.

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