UPDATE: All lanes have been re-opened, though traffic may be slow for some time.
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A suspicious device was being investigated on Thursday morning and prompted authorities to shut down both sides of 101 Freeway in Woodland Hills.
The westbound lanes were shut down at Shoup Avenue, and the eastbound side was closed at Valley Circle/Mulholland Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol, according to the LAPD.
“Please avoid the area until further notice,” says the department.
Woodland Hills is a district in Los Angeles in California.