Police have closed the bridge at Futter Creek following reports of a suspicious device.
Police have closed the bridge at Futter Creek following reports of a suspicious device.

UPDATE: Suspicious device made safe after bridge closure

UPDATE 4.20pm: 

The Gladstone Monto Road bridge at Futter Creek will reopen shortly after emergency services made the area safe. 

A suspicious device was located on the bridge earlier today which forced a closure from 12.40pm. 

A Queensland police spokesman said specialists had been brought in to help make the device safe. 

He said investigations were continuing. 

Initial:

POLICE have closed the Gladstone Monto Road bridge at Futter Creek after reports of a suspicious item.

Police received the call at 10.55am and the bridge has been closed since 12.40pm.

There is an exclusion zone of 100m on either side of the bridge.

Police remain on scene.

More to come.



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