All northbound lanes of 15th Ave NW, including those on the Ballard Bridge ,were closed by authorities on Tuesday evening as SPD and SFD officers investigated a suspicious package found at 15th Ave W and W Emerson St in Magnolia.
Officers and @SeattleFire on scene of a suspicious package near 15/Emerson. Roads may be closed near the scene. Avoid the area if possible.
— Seattle Police Dept. (@SeattlePD) January 13, 2016
Close to 9 p.m. SFD officials confirmed that the suspicious package was harmless and reopened the closed lanes.
Suspicious package determined to be harmless at 15 Ave W and W Emerson St.
— Seattle Fire Dept (@SeattleFire) January 13, 2016