Repairs cause major delays on GW Bridge

August 19, 2010 12:53:26 PM PDT
Emergency construction delayed inbound traffic at the George Washington Bridge for more than an hour.

The emergency construction replaced finger joints on the bridge's inbound upper level.

The repairs started at 11:00. this morning and quickly backed up inbound traffic for more than an hour.

Delays reached up to two hours from the Interstate 80 and 95 express lane approach, and more than an hour from the local lanes.

The repairs were completed around 3:30 p.m.