I-40 and Lake Wheeler Road reopen after police activity

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I-40 at Lake Wheeler moving again after incident with man on bridge.

Traffic in both directions on I-40 near Lake Wheeler Road has reopened Thursday evening after being closed for hours because of police activity.

Raleigh Police said the closure was caused by a situation with a man who was on the Lake Wheeler Bridge over the interstate.

About 9:15 p.m., police were able to resolve the matter without injury to anyone involved.

The man was taken for medical evaluation.

By 10 p.m., traffic resumed flowing in a normal pattern.

No other details were immediately available.

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