Southcenter Boulevard in Tukwila was closed for a couple of hours Tuesday afternoon between 61st Avenue South and 65th Avenue South while police investigated a suspicious item found a bus stop. The item turned out to be a rice cooker.
The Port of Seattle Bomb Squad opened the item, which was sitting on a bench at the bus stop, remotely, according to the Tukwila Police Department.
Tukwila police first posted about the road closure on its Twitter account at about 2 p.m. Tuesday, and advised drivers to find alternate routes in a follow up post. The road re-opened shortly after 4 p.m.