WOODLAND HILLS (CBSLA.com) — A portion of the Ventura (101) Freeway in Woodland Hills was shut down Wednesday as officials investigated a suspicious device.
Authorities received a call at 8:12 a.m. after a Caltrans worker reportedly found a capped pipe on the shoulder of the freeway near Woodlake Drive.READ MORE: LA County Not Closing COVID Vaccine Super Sites Despite Drop In Demand
All lanes were shut down at 9:31 a.m. between Mulholland Drive/Valley Circle Boulevard and Shoup Avenue as police investigated.READ MORE: Martin Luther King Jr. Had Strong Relationship With LA During Civil Rights Movement
The device was detonated just before 10:45 a.m. and all lanes were reopened about 20 minutes later, according to the California Highway Patrol.MORE NEWS: Burbank Cancels Outdoor Face Covering Order
No further details were released.