2 GWB upper-level westbound lanes shut for repairs

2 GWB upper-level westbound lanes shut for repairs

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FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has closed two upper-level westbound lanes of the George Washington Bridge to make emergency repairs to a section of the upper-level deck.

Officials say the closures should likely last until about 2 p.m.

The lane closures will affect New Jersey-bound commuters, but should not affect commuters traveling from New Jersey to New York.

Officials say motorists traveling westbound to New Jersey should consider alternate routes such as the Lincoln or Holland tunnels, or use the lower level of the George Washington Bridge, as there could be significant delays.

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