I-11 reopened to traffic around 1:30 p.m. after Las Vegas Metro Police took a man into custody who had been threatening to jump from the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge.
The bridge spans the Colorado River between Arizona and Nevada.
The freeway was closed since the incident started around 10:30 a.m. clogging traffic on the new highway linking Phoenix and Las Vegas.
#TrafficAlert Interstate 11 is temporarily closed in both directions as result of a possible suicidal subject on the Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. #drivesafenv #BuckleUp #NHPSocomm— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) August 15, 2018
11:10am, =UPDATE= Incident on NB – SB I-11 (US-93) at Hoover Dam Bridge, All lanes CLOSED, Use other routes— Nevada DOT (@nevadadot) August 15, 2018