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Initially, five explosive devices were found. Teams later found four more devices Wednesday night. The devices ranged in size from 500 to 4,000 pounds, said Cpl. Greg Prioleau, a spokesman for the Maryland Transportation Authority police.
Baltimore's Harbor Tunnel Thruway was shut down Wednesday night and access to a wide area around Fairfield restricted as Army and police explosives experts examined large World War II-era munitions discovered near an old shipyard site.
Contractor Potts and Callahan was working on an excavation project at the site, which is near a parking lot where Mazdas and Toyotas are placed when they are unloaded from ships.
The first bomb unearthed -- which resembled those dropped from airplanes -- had been defused before the workers with Potts & Callahan Contracting Co. discovered it, said Cpl. Greg Prioleau, a spokesman for the Maryland Transportation Authority Police.