NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey commuters heading into New York over the George Washington Bridge are counting their blessings.
Major delays didn't materialize on Monday.
Officials had predicted major traffic backups in New Jersey as a three-month construction project got under way over the weekend on the Alexander Hamilton Bridge.
Motorists were warned to seek alternative routes. Many drivers heeded the advice and headed for the Lincoln Tunnel and other Hudson River crossings.
The Alexander Hamilton spans the Harlem River and is the main thoroughfare for eastbound drivers crossing the GWB and getting to I-95 in the Bronx. The work involves steel reinforcement and deck replacement
There was no telling what drivers could expect on Tuesday and for the duration of the months-long project.