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
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.