Downtown Connector reopens after closing for police activity

Traffic came to a standstill for about 45 minutes on the Downtown Connector Monday evening due to police activity.

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It happened near the Spring Street overpass around 8:20 p.m. Police and fire vehicles were seen blocking the roadway just before the overpass.

Traffic was backed up for miles during the incident.

Shortly before 9:05 p.m., officials opened up the southbound lanes of the busy interstate highways. All northbound lanes were opened about 10 minutes later.