DEVELOPING BAYONNE NJ: Severe Wind Causes Scaffolding Security Issue on Bayonne Building; NJ Transit Light Rail Suspended

Police shut down traffic in both directions on Avenue E. as Bayonne building officials and emergency responders attempt to secure a scaffold on a building at this time.

Police received word that a scaffold was in danger of collapsing on East 21st and Avenue E just before 7 a.m. where emergency crews arrived and began the process of securing the structure to the building using rope.

According to NJ Transit officials, the Hudson Bergen Light Rail service is suspended, in both directions, between 8th St and 34th St due to the issue.

There were no injuries reported.