Update (11:10 a.m.): The highway was reopened after about 2½ hours.

Northbound lanes of U.S. 169 are closed at 56th Street North while police try to talk a subject down from a bridge overpass, according to a news release.

Tulsa County Sheriff's deputies, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Owasso Police are reportedly on scene with a crisis negotiator, according to OHP.

This is a breaking news story. Check back with tulsaworld.com for updates. 

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