Police activity closes eastbound I-84 from I-5 to 33rd Avenue in Portland

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Police activity shut down eastbound I-84 in Portland Friday afternoon for approximately eight hours.

The closure was from Interstate 5 to 33rd Avenue as officers with the Enhanced Crisis Intervention Team communicated with a person experiencing a mental health crisis, according to the police bureau.

Police responded to the area starting just after 1 p.m. and reopened the highway late Friday night. The Oregon Department of Transportation during the closure advised drivers to use an alternate route.

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