Storeowners: Bridge traffic slowing business

Construction on the Verrazano Bridge isn't just causing headaches for commuters.Stores in the area say the increased traffic accompanying the work has been detrimental to

Construction on the Verrazano Bridge isn't just causing headaches for commuters.

Stores in the area say the increased traffic accompanying the work has been detrimental to business. Storeowners say traffic often slows to a standstill and cuts off customers from the shops.

"You've got businesses here 40, 50 years ? some of them are ready to close," says Duke Johnson of Panda Ski and Sports...

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