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George Washington Bridge reopens

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All lanes of the upper level, new Jersey-bound George Washington Bridge reopened Thursday morning.

Crews made emergency roadway repairs overnight, officials said.

The lane closures caused severe traffic backups that began Wednesday on all approaches to the bridge in New York.

Port Authority officials urged motorists to use either the Lincoln or Holland Tunnels. Another option was to head north to the Tappan Zee Bridge.

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