Suspicious package closes D.C. bridge


The Duke Ellington Bridge in northwest Washington D.C. was closed Friday morning while a suspicious package was investigated.

FOX News reports that police spokeswoman Tisha Gant says the call came in around 8:10 a.m. Friday for the bridge that carries Calvert Street over Rock Creek.

Gant says the explosive ordinance team arrived on the scene. She did not have any further information.

By 9:30 a.m., nothing dangerous had been found, so police presence on the bridge decreased and the bridge reopened to traffic.

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