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Bridges bracing for busy weekend

Delays early this morning offer a reminder that Easter weekend is traditionally a busy time at the area's international crossings.

Last year, the Rainbow Bridge handled nearly 26,000 vehicles heading into the United States during the weekend.

Over 23,000 vehicles used the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge to enter Canada.

Bridge officials say peak traffic along the bridges tend to be from mid-afternoon into the evening while early mornings offer shorter waits.

Customs officials encourage travelers to have proper documentation, like a Passport or an Enhanced Driver's License, to help move through screening.

Frequent bridge crossers are again reminded of the expedited access granted to those enrolled in the NEXUS program.