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Portion Of U.S. 36 Reopened In Boulder Following Suspicious Package Investigation

UPDATE: U.S. 36 was reopened early Saturday morning. Boulder Police say they collected the item, and there is no threat to the public.

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) - Boulder police worked with the Colorado Department of Transportation on an investigation into a suspicious package that forced the closure of U.S. 36 on Friday night. The highway was closed eastbound from Baseline to Table Mesa and then a short time later, westbound lanes of U.S. 36 were closed between Baseline and Foothills Parkway.

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Police also evacuated homes at 3305, 3325, 3335 and 3345 Moorhead as a precaution. The public was urged to avoid the area.

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