Port Authority hopes new fence on George Washington Bridge will prevent suicides

The Port Authority wants to build a 9-foot

The Port Authority wants to build a 9-foot high fence on the George Washington Bridge to prevent suicides. (July 30, 2014 8:38 PM)

The Port Authority wants to build a 9-foot high fence on the George Washington Bridge to curb the growing number of suicides there.

The fence would cost between $37 and $47 million. It would be a long-term solution to the problem, according to the Port Authority. 

The number of people jumping from the bridge is on the rise. So far this year, 13 people have committed suicide there,...

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