Pothole repairs along Staten Island Expressway

January 15, 2014 7:07:56 PM PST
There's a commuter alert for Staten Island.

Emergency pothole repairs are expected to cause major traffic backups Thursday.

Wednesday, repair work along the eastbound Staten Island Expressway caused a huge backup.

The work cannot be done overnight.

At one point, traffic was backed up over eight miles over the Goethals Bridge and into New Jersey.

Repairs will resume Thursday morning at 10.