Los Angeles: Suspicious Device Shuts Down 101 Freeway in Both Directions

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Reporter
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.
August 22, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

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.

 

Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Reporter
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.