NEW BRUNSWICK - City police are advising motorists to avoid the Landing Lane Bridge today because of current emergency repairs being done on the span that connects New Brunswick and Piscataway.

Police said the state Department of Transportation is making the repairs.

The work is expected to continue into the evening hours, authorities said.

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Currently traffic in each direction is allowed through alternately, with vehicles allowed to cross from one side at a time.

Delays are expected and police are encouraging drivers to seek alternate routes.