Grenade near road closes Oregon highway

Grenade near road closes Oregon highway
The bomb squad responded to the scene Monday

SWEET HOME, Ore. - A grenade found near an Oregon highway prompted closure of the road Monday morning while the bomb squad responded to the scene.

All lanes of Oregon Highway 228 (the Halsey-Sweet Home Highway) was closed in Sweet Home this morning at the request of police, the Oregon Department of Transportation said.

Police there said a grenade was found on the road.

The road has been closed for public safety until a bomb squad can respond and determine whether the grenade is live or not.

No word yet on what the bomb squad found. The road was re-opened to traffic at 10:30 a.m.