Protesters block traffic on Golden Gate Bridge

Bay Area

(BCN) – Traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge late Friday afternoon is slowly recovering after 25 to 50 protesters blocked traffic lanes on the bridge deck, according to the California Highway Patrol. 

A CHP spokesperson said that the group of protesters began blocking traffic just after 4:30 p.m. While it is unknown what the nature of the protest was about, the group has disbursed as of 5 p.m.

Traffic in the northbound direction of the bridge leading from San Francisco to Marin County is still sluggish, but it is starting to move more freely. 

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