Interstates Closed Near Ohio-Michigan State Line Because Of Suspicious Item

Apr 21, 2014

Authorities in Toledo have shut down two interstate highways near the Ohio-Michigan state line after finding a suspicious item along the roadway. 

Ohio-Michigan Border
Ohio-Michigan Border
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Police say Interstate 75 is closed in both directions just south of the state line. Traffic is also being stopped on nearby Interstate 280.

A spokeswoman with the Ohio Department of Transportation says workers cleaning up litter along I-75 found some sort of suspicious device. 

Police are diverting traffic. It's not clear how long I-75 and I-280 will be closed.

Both are heavily traveled routes connecting northern Ohio with southeastern Michigan and Detroit.