All clear given after package found near the Blue Water Bridge

Authorities have cleared the area north of the Blue Water Bridges after a device found this morning was determined not to be suspicious. Port Huron Police responded to a call about the suspicious container found near a scenic turnout north of the bridge. The area was closed to all traffic as a result of the investigations. According to the Port Huron Police Department, the device was deemed to not be a threat to public safety, and the area has since been reopened to the public.

 

ORIGINAL STORY:

Port Huron Police are on the scene of what is being described as a suspicious container near the Blue Water Bridge. The package was discovered this morning and police are working to determine what it is. The Michigan State Police Bomb Squad has been called to examine it. At this time the scenic turnout immediately north of Blue Water Bridge along the Thomas Edison Parkway is closed for investigations. Police are urging citizens to stay away from this area at this time.