BELLEVILLE, Illinois (KMOV.com) -- A suspicious device found lying on a Belleville, Illinois street Wednesday morning was determined to be a piece of piping.
According to Captain Don Sax of the Belleville Police Department, a call came in at 7:31 a.m. about the device lying near the intersections of Old Collinsville Road near West Boulevard.
Officers secured the area until the device was identified as a piece of piping. Officials said the piping may have fallen off a utility truck.
Authorities closed West Boulevard from Lebanon Ave to East B Street while the device was being investigating. Old Collinsville Road was also closed between Lebanon and West Boulevard.
All intersections have since reopened.