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I-55 bridge reopens after person climbs to the top of the trusses

I-55 bridge

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The I-55 bridge over the Mississippi River was closed for an hour and a half Thursday morning.

Police blocked both sides just before 10 a.m.

A person was  able to climb to the top of the bridge trusses.

An ambulance and several police cars could be seen in the northbound lanes.

The person was talked down and is safe.

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