Penn. Ave. NW reopens
4:05 p.m. Update: According to D.C. Fire/EMS, there was no hazard found.
3:53 p.m. Update: The eastbound lanes have reopened, too.
3:50 p.m. Update: J. Freedom du Lac reports that Pennsylvania Avenue westbound has reopened. The eastbound lanes remain closed.
3:08 pm. Update: Some streets in downtown are jammed due to an investigation of a suspicious package underway. Delays extend east on Pennsylvania to Constitution and then to Third Street NW. Streets that intersect Pennsylvania are also affected
Original post: Post staff writer J. Freedom du Lac reports that Pennsylvania Avenue is closed in downtown Washington, westbound at 10th Street, eastbound at 12th Street. The Old Post Office building is being evacuated and sidewalks are being cleared by federal police.
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