A possibly suicidal man who climbed atop the Vincent Thomas Bridge and stayed there for more than 31 hours left that perch voluntarily Saturday afternoon, clearing the way for the bridge to be reopened to traffic.

The man descended the structure “voluntarily, at about 2 p.m.,” California Highway Patrol Officer Edgar Figueroa told City News Service. “He met with Port Police and a CHP officer.”

The CHP was made aware of the man’s presence at 6:31 a.m. Friday. The man was 60 years old and has been on the bridge before, a CHP spokesman told CNS. No further details about the man’s situation were immediately available.

The bridge, which crosses the Los Angeles Harbor and links San Pedro with Terminal Island, was closed in both directions between Ferry Street and Harbor Boulevard all day Friday and much of Saturday. It was reopened at about 3:30 p.m., the CHP reported.

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