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Senator Calls For Federal Review Of Christie Bridge Scandal

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Rockefeller sent a letter Monday to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx asking him to review the incident.

He also sent a letter to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which oversees the bridge. Rockefelller demanded answers to a series of questions.

"Unwarranted lane closures with no public notice can have serious ramifications on interstate commerce and safety in the region, and as the Committee with oversight responsibility of the Port Authority, I continue to have serious concerns about the actions of this agency. The gravity of this situation demands a comprehensive investigation," Rockefeller wrote in his letter. "It also exacerbates my concerns with the governance and previous oversight of the Port Authority."

Read both letters below.