Brooklyn Bridge reopened after check of suspicious vehicle

Tue May 28, 2013 5:09am IST

A woman walks across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Files

A woman walks across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York January 24, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton/Files

Related Topics

REUTERS - The Brooklyn Bridge reopened on Monday evening after being closed for almost two hours at the end of a holiday weekend while New York City police investigated an unattended vehicle.

The bridge was shut down at 5:15 p.m. (2115 GMT) as the police bomb squad investigated a Manhattan-bound SUV. An "all clear" was issued and the historic bridge reopened to traffic at 7 p.m. (2300 GMT), said New York Police Detective Kellyann Ort.

WCBS Radio's traffic correspondent reported the vehicle had no license plates. The closing backed up Memorial Day holiday traffic, the station said. (Reporting by Mary Wisniewski; Editing by Barbara Goldberg and Peter Cooney)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

Xi's South Asia Visit

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Economic Pulse

Economic Pulse

Weak industry and stubborn inflation hinder India's economic recovery.  Full Article 

Lipitor Lawsuit

Lipitor Lawsuit

Pfizer, Ranbaxy win dismissal of lawsuit over generic Lipitor.  Full Article 

Losing Glitter

Losing Glitter

India's love affair with gold may be over, as prices slide.  Full Article 

Factory Data

Factory Data

China Aug factory output growth near six-year low.  Full Article 

New Ford Models

New Ford Models

Ford to launch four new car models in India over 18-20 months.  Full Article 

Sales Forecast

Sales Forecast

Honda India two-wheeler unit sees FY15 sales rising more than a fifth.  Full Article 

Dispute Resolved

Dispute Resolved

Airbus gets Qatar A380 okay, but questions on A320 test.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage