Major delays at George Washington Bridge due to emergency construction

FORT LEE, New Jersey (WABC) -- Commuters faced major delays at the George Washington Bridge Wednesday morning due to emergency construction work.

The work, on the New Jersey side, was cleared by about 7:30 a.m., but backups remained.

The construction affected traffic on the inbound upper level with at least two lanes closed off.

The Port Authority reported delays of up to 90 minutes.

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