Travelers are being redirected to the Terminal North checkpoint, where the wait time was 45-60 minutes long on Wednesday afternoon, according to the airport’s website.
The TSA reopened a few lanes at the main checkpoint by Wednesday evening, with plans to fully reopen it Thursday.
TSA spokesman Mark Howell said travelers should allow extra time to get through security screening, “in case something like this happens.”
Passenger traffic is expected to bump up for the Fourth of July holiday period, with Thursday as the peak travel day during the long weekend. Officials are advising holiday travelers to get to the airport early.