NEWARK – David Wildstein, one of the critical figures named surrounding the September 2013 access lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, also known as the Bridgegate scandal, entered the federal courthouse in downtown Newark on Friday morning.
Wildstein, looking gaunt and accompanied by his attorney Alan Zegas, said nothing as he entered the U.S. Courthouse at around 8:30 a.m.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office has announced that there will be a “proceeding of interest in a criminal matter related to the closing of local access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, New Jersey, in 2013” at 11 a.m. on Friday before U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton in Newark. The office also announced that there will be a press conference on “developments” related to the same matter at 1 p.m.