BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Boulder Police determined a suspicious package which caused U.S. 36 to be closed on Friday night was a modified, weighted jump rope. The highway was closed between Baseline and Table Mesa heading east, and between Baseline and Foothills Parkway heading west.
Some homes were also evacuated for several hours.
Police say the jump rope was modified with steel bar duct taped to the handles.
Further information was not provided.