Traffic delays after truck overturns on BQE - My9 New Jersey

Traffic delays after truck overturns on BQE

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - A tractor trailer that overturned early Wednesday morning on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway was cleared several hours later and caused significant delays during the morning rush.

Traffic was backed up for several miles after the eastbound lanes were closed at Atlantic Ave.

Vehicles were diverted at Hamilton Ave. 

Motorists who travel northbound on the BQE were encouraged to plan an alternate route as crews performed repair work to a guard rail damaged by the truck which flipped on to its side at about 4:30 a.m.

Traffic delays were also extensive on the Gowanus Expressway as a result of the incident.
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