Commuters delayed after retaining wall collapses on Henry Hudson Parkway

Bronx commuters were delayed Friday morning after a retaining wall collapsed Thursday in upper Manhattan. Traffic was heaviest on the Cross Bronx Expressway and the Major Deegan.

A 150-foot section of a 600-foot-long stone wall along the HenryHudson Parkway gave way Thursday afternoon. No one was hurt andpolice believe no one was buried in the rubble. Northbound lanes ofthe six-lane parkway remained closed Friday but southboundlanes were reopened Thursday evening.

Due to the heavy delays, city officials were urging Bronx residents to take mass transit if at all possible.

In terms of what caused the collapse, city council members are calling for a complete investigation into highway safety and inspection procedures.Related Article

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