Police watching New Jersey bridges and tunnels after Boston bombings

Jersey City Police Chief Thomas Comey issued a statement saying the department has increased police presence at local transportation hubs.

Jersey City Police Chief Thomas Comey issued a statement saying the department has increased police presence at local transportation hubs.

Jersey City Police Chief Thomas Comey issued a statement saying the department has increased police presence at local transportation hubs. (4/16/13)

JERSEY CITY - New Jersey security officials are watching the state’s most visible bridges and tunnels after yesterday’s double bombing at the Boston Marathon, but drivers may not notice any increased police presence.

Though there is no known threat, authorities say they are not taking any chances.

Jersey City Police Chief Thomas Comey issued a statement saying the department has increased police presence at local transportation hubs.

Drivers at the entrance to the Holland Tunnel told News 12 New Jersey they are operating with a heightened sense of awareness after the Boston bombings, but will go through their day as usual.

Jersey City’s mayor has also reached out to the mayor of Boston and offered the city help.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 New Jersey Sportscast, March 27
Caleb 'Kai the hitchhiker' McGillvary tells News 12 2 Lawyer files motion to dismiss murder charges against viral video star
Decision expected this afternoon on possible Westminster Choir 3 Decision expected on possible Westminster Choir College closing
LeRoy Boyd is accused of holding his girlfriend's 4 Man who allegedly held child hostage charged with kidnapping
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 5 New Jersey Weather Forecast

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE