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Highway 24 traffic backed up due to Camp Lejeune ID checks

By Alison Parker
Published On: Apr 15 2013 02:16:16 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 11 2013 08:12:05 AM CDT
JACKSONVILLE, ONSLOW COUNTY -

You may see a major traffic backup on Highway 24 from both directions. That's because officials at Camp Lejeune are doing ID and vehicle registration checks at the base entrances, according to Nat Fahy of Camp Lejeune Public Affairs.

Fahy, who says he's been stuck in traffic for the last hour, says these checks are done at random to make sure those who are entering base are authorized to be there.

He adds that there are currently no threats toward Camp Lejeune or any accidents that have caused the backup.