Flood waters causing issues on NJ highways, Turnpike

    The concern over Hurricane Irene in New Jersey has shifted to the rain, as emergency management officials say flood water on the roads is causing problems.

    The Star-Ledger reports there was standing water on all lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike north of the Garden State Parkway.

    Hurricane Irene forced highway officials to ban tractor trailers, motorcycles and recreational vehicles from crossing the Betsy Ross, Walt Whitman and Commodore Berry Bridges in southern New Jersey.

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