GWB Challenge closes lower level of bridge

June 10, 2012 5:48:51 AM PDT
The lower level of the George Washington Bridge will be closed from 1 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday to accommodate participants in the 25th annual American Cancer Society fundraiser, known as the "GWB Challenge.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the event, which starts in Fort Lee.

Walkers, runners and cyclists have been making their way across the bridge.

At least 25 hundred participants were expected to travel over the bridge's lower-level.

The upper level will remain open during the event.

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