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40th Street Bridge reopens after woman threatens to jump

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By Tory Parrish
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 2:03 p.m.

A woman who threatened to jump from the 40th Street Bridge Wednesday afternoon was transported to Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, a Pittsburgh police officer said.

The bridge, which police closed during the incident, has reopened, Sgt. William Gorman said.

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