Delaware Memorial Bridge Traffic Congestion - Northbound to New Jersey
Distressed Motorist Sitting on Bridge Railing
(Traffic Alert provided at 5:00 PM) After parking his vehicle in the closed right hand lane of the New Jersey-bound span of the Delaware Memorial Bridge this morning, the distressed driver exited that vehicle and proceeded to sit on the bridge railing.
Delaware River and Bay Authority police personnel have been and will continued to engage the distraught individual in an effort to bring the situation to a successful conclusion. For the safety of personnel on the Bridge, a second lane was closed to traffic.
Due to the situation, traffic is backed up to I-95. It is recommended that motorists heading to New Jersey take an alternate route.