TEMPLE, Texas (FOX 44) – UPDATE: As of 11:58 a.m., the Temple Police Department reports that the person in distress has been safely detained. Northbound Interstate 35 lanes have started reopening.

The department was working an incident due to this person in distress, and shut down the northbound lanes of Interstate 35, by 57th Street.

Travelers had to seek alternate routes. Police reported on Friday morning that traffic is backed up for miles. It was recommended for travelers to take the exit for Loop 363 E and travel east on the Loop to get back to I-35 northbound.