Explore NJ Spotlight’s Interactive Bridgegate Timeline

Colleen O'Dea | May 1, 2015
See how the Bridgegate scandal unfolded, from a nightmarish traffic jam to criminal activity.

What seemed to start as just a horrendous traffic mess has become a criminal act. Here’s how Bridgegate unfolded, according to the reports from the New Jersey governor’s special counsel and the joint legislative committee that investigated the matter, as well as from news reports. You can use the arrows on the left and right to scroll through the dates, or choose a point on the grey bar below the timeline.