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Mackinac Bridge reopen after bomb threat Sunday afternoon

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The Mackinac Bridge was closed to all traffic in both directions for more than two hours Sunday afternoon because of a bomb threat.

The Mackinac Bridge Authority tweeted that law enforcement notified officials about the threat shortly after 2p.m. The bridge was reopened after 5p.m. following a search of the span.

Mackinac City Police are leading the investigation into the incident, according to Michigan State Police. No other information was immediately available.

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