The demonstrators lay down on the span that carries I-95 over the Hudson River during morning rush hour.
A group of protesters chained themselves together and laid down on the upper level of the George Washington Bridge, causing hours of traffic problems.
Police say they've arrested 10 protesters for chaining themselves together and lying down on the George Washington Bridge.
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They were reportedly protesting immigrant and workers’ rights.
A protest for immigrant rights Wednesday morning shut down New York City-bound traffic on the upper lanes of the George Washington Bridge.
Eleven people protesting for immigrants’ rights were arrested after they chained themselves to the George Washington Bridge’s upper level and blocked all inbound lanes to Manhattan during rush hour, causing a 90 minutes delay.
Police take protesters into custody for lying down on George Washington Bridge during morning rush hour
Pro-immigrant protesters chained themselves together and blocked lanes on the George Washington Bridge between New Jersey and New York City on Wednesday, briefly halting traffic during the morning rush on the busiest U.S. bridge.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is starting a $1 billion project next year to overhaul the George Washington Bridge.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is starting a $1 billion project next year to give the George Washington Bridge a much-needed overhaul.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is starting a $1 billion project next year to give the George Washington Bridge a much-needed overhaul.
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Bridge Manager Robert Durando says the agency's priority during construction is to protect rush hour and local traffic within Fort Lee. The Port Authority also warned drivers that the bridge's lower-level eastbound lanes will continue to close during overnight hours next week for pavement work. [...] the bridge's entire lower level will close late Saturday night to Sunday morning for a bike race.
Although the GWB looks as majestic as ever, at 85 years old it is sorely in need of an overhaul.