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The closure of the stretch created some traffic backups in the area, which is in the heart of Center City Bethlehem's business district.
A suspicious package was to blame for the closure of a stretch of Main Street in Bethlehem on Wednesday night, city police said.
Vehicular traffic and pedestrians were blocked from accessing the street between West Broad and Market streets about 7 p.m.
The closure of the stretch created some traffic backups in the area, which is in the heart of Center City Bethlehem’s business district.
Scanner reports indicated police reopened the stretch at 8:26 p.m.
Additional information on the package and its exact location was not immediately available on Wednesday night.
Digital operations chief Alyssa Passeggio contributed to this report.