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UPDATE: U.S. 95 reopens near air force base in Indian Springs

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Posted at 10:37 AM, Mar 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-03 14:42:59-05

UPDATE: U.S. 95 reopened around 11:15 a.m. According to Creech Air Force Base, one of their dogs trained to sniff explosives alerted guards to a problem inside of a vehicle at the main gatre at around 8:27 a.m.

Precautions were taken until the vehicle was thouroughly inspected. The vehicle was deemed safe at 11:06 a.m.

ORIGINAL STORY

U.S. 95 is closed in both directions just north of Lee Canyon Road.

Creech Air Force Base asked Nevada Highway Patrol to close the highway while they investigate a suspicious package.

The incident began around 10 a.m.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.