By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There was a scary scene for drivers on the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens on Thursday.

Scaffolding from a catwalk on the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge overpass fell onto the expressway.

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It did not appear any vehicles were struck.

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Traffic started to back up around 9 a.m. while crews worked to remove the debris.

The right two lanes heading northbound were still closed at noon.

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CBSNewYork Team