I-676 ramp reopens after scare prompts closure

August 9, 2011 8:58:41 AM PDT
A ramp onto Interstate 676 (Vine Street Expressway) was closed after a PennDOT worker found a suspicious device.

The incident was reported around 11:20 a.m. in the westbound lanes of the highway near the Broad Street exit.

Authorities were on the scene and cleared out shortly before noon.

There was no word on what the item was that prompted the scare.