New York bridge reopens after no explosives found in abandoned truck

NEW YORK, May 6 (Xinhua) — New York City’s RFK/Triborough Bridge, which had been shut down for about two hours before midnight on Wednesday, reopened to traffic early Thursday.

Xinhua correspondent on the site has noticed that vehicles are moving slowly across the bridge.

RFK/Triborough Bridge was shut down Wednesday night after a truck, smelling of gas, was found abandoned on the bridge.

New York authorities have confirmed that the truck did not pose a threat.

Police shut down the bridge on both directions after being made aware of the incident shortly after 10 p.m. lacal time Wednesday.

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Tom Sullivan