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The Suburbanite
  • Interstate 77 reopen at Hall of Fame bridge

  • Interstate 77 is back open near Hall of Fame bridge. A man threatening to jump caused a shut-down Thursday afternoon.

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  • A man threatening to jump from the Hall of Fame Bridge temporarily closed traffic Thursday afternoon along a section of Interstate 77.
    The highway was shut down in both directions, causing traffic tie-ups in the area before reopening before 4 p.m.
    The Fire Department used a ladder truck to get the man down. The man, who was not injured, was taken away for a mental evaluation, police said.
    The highway was shut down about 30 minutes.