If you traveled on the Golden Gate Bridge Monday, you may have noticed some delays.
A film production crew was filming on the bridge from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. creating rolling closures throughout the day.
The California Highway Patrol helped with traffic breaks, however, earlier in the day, traffic was stopped in both north and south-bound directions for around three to four minutes as the filming took place.
The Golden Gate Bridge provided a permit in order for filming to happen on the sidewalk of the bridge.
Officials say that notice is given to drivers if there will be closures, but if there is a film production, they often don’t because it typically will attract more people and cause additional problems, traffic and delays.
They allow filming on the bridge as it is a spectacular spot, but they want to allow it without negatively impacting traffic. Therefore, as long as traffic impacts are not significant, about 10 to 15-minute delays, officials feel that it is a fair trade.
Filming occurs during the lightest traffic hours, which is from 10 to 2 on Mondays.
Closer to 2 p.m., the longest delays occurred around 15 minutes.
For the one day shoot, people were also stopped from walking on the bridge sidewalks periodically for filming.
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