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Hoax bomb threat shuts down bridge

A bomb threat brought traffic going onto Topsail Island to a standstill Thursday. Officials closed the Surf City Bridge around 11:30 Thursday morning. Eight departments, including the FBI and Department of Homeland Security, responded to the scene. They determined the bomb threat was a hoax. They opened the bridge around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Police are still investigating the source of the threat.

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