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New Jersey river restrictions aim to ease Portal Bridge stress, commuting trouble

(Source: Television station WABC, March 15, 2019)

SEACAUCUS, N.J. — Senator Bob Menendez announced new restrictions Friday on the Hackensack River aimed at easing the stress on the Portal Bridge. Under the Coast Guard order, all marine traffic on the Hackensack River that requires Amtrak's Portal Bridge in Kearny to open has been halted between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., with only limited exceptions due to tidal restrictions and with a minimum two hours' notice.

Full story: www.abc7ny.com

Monday, March 18, 2019

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