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Hoover Dam bridge reopens after closure due to police activity

Updated August 15, 2018 - 1:41 pm

Police activity on the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge temporarily shut traffic down in the area Wednesday, Las Vegas police said.

Police were called to the area just after 10:30 a.m., Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Larry Hadfield said. Multiple law enforcement agencies were called to the area to help, he said.

By 1:30 p.m., the southbound lanes of the bridge had reopened. The northbound lanes were expected to reopen shortly after that once emergency vehicles were cleared from the scene.

Contact Blake Apgar at bapgar@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5298. Follow @blakeapgar on Twitter.

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