WCBS's traffic and weather "on the 8's" was not very hopeful: "The BQE is horrible. Bumper to bumper from Northern Boulevard across the Kosciuszko Bridge all the way to the Brooklyn Bridge." The cause:
It did give me time to take some photos. Here's one approaching one of the street crossovers in Williamsburg.
Five minutes later from the other side of the street. Can you see the orthodox man reflected in the steel doors of the truck?