Highway reopened after suspicious device found to be safe - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Highway reopened after suspicious device found to be safe

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BELTON LAKE, TX (KXXV) -

The City of Belton posted that State Highway 317 is open after being closed due to a suspicious device found near the Leon River bridge. 

A Fort Hood unit specialized in explosive ordinance detection and disposal was on the scene. The city said the device was found when a construction worker discovered an 18-inch piece of rock with a borehole in it and wire protruding from it. 

The road was closed for three hours. 

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