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Southbound SR 99 closed over First Avenue Bridge for several hours

Jul 6, 2024, 3:29 PM | Updated: 7:15 pm

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First Avenue South Bridge (Photo courtesy of KIRO 7)

(Photo courtesy of KIRO 7)

The First Avenue bridge on State Route 99 (SR 99) was closed for multiple hours Saturday due to police activity.

The bridge was originally blocked off around 9:30 a.m., according to Washington State Patrol (WSP) Trooper Rick Johnson, with the northbound lanes reopening by approximately 11 a.m. The southbound lanes remained closed Satruday til just after 6 p.m.

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Southbound SR 99 closed over First Avenue Bridge for several hours