Interstates closed near Ohio-Michigan state line

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Toledo have shut down two interstate highways near the Ohio-Michigan state line after finding a suspicious item along the roadway.

Police say Interstate 75 is closed in both directions just south of the state line. Traffic is also being stopped on nearby Interstate 280.

A spokeswoman with the Ohio Department of Transportation says workers cleaning up litter along I-75 found some sort of suspicious device.

Police are diverting traffic. It's not clear how long I-75 and I-280 will be closed.

Both are heavily traveled routes connecting northern Ohio with southeastern Michigan and Detroit.

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