UPDATE: Man taken into custody, I-11 reopens in both directions

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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.

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