Police clear suspicious item at DIA, normal operations resume

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DENVER — Transportation Security Agency screening lanes on the south side of Denver International Airport closed Tuesday afternoon after police cleared a suspicious item.

Passengers were allowed to keep using the north screening lanes and the bridge security checkpoint while law enforcement investigated the security concern.

Airport officials said passengers arriving at the RTD A Line train platform had to use the elevators inside the Westin Hotel to access level 5 and walk around to the terminal while until the scene was cleared.

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