An area near the Capitol has been shut down due to the presence of a suspicious U-Haul truck, NBC Washington is reporting.

According to the report, police and FBI are on the scene, and a bomb squad was called in to investigate the truck, parked in the area of Maryland Avenue, Sixth Street and Independence Avenue.

The closed streets will affect traffic in the area. For a closer view, see our traffic map.

This post will be updated as information becomes available.