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Man on top of Harbor Bridge causes lane closures

Posted at 2:03 PM, Nov 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-30 19:59:19-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — Corpus Christi police had to shut down lanes of the Harbor Bridge after a man walked to the top it.

The man walked on to the bridge around 1:45 pm Saturday afternoon.

Police blocked off the inside and middle lanes of the bridge around 1:50 pm heading to North Beach and Portland.

But after a few minutes, police had to close the remaining northbound lane and all lanes on the other side of the bridge heading into Corpus Christi.

Around 2:15 pm the man walked down the bridge. He was taken into custody.

All lanes of U.S. 181 were opened a few minutes later around 2:20 pm Saturday.