Aircraft Move Will Close Roads

By: Stephanie Shoop
By: Stephanie Shoop

Parts of Highway 50 and Highway 17 in Onslow County will be temporarily closed Sunday for an aircraft to be towed from a landing field to the New River Gate at Camp Lejeune.

Transportation officials will close 1.5 miles of Highway 50 from Shepard Road south to Highway 17 in Holly Ridge. Officials also report a rolling closure will be in place for the Northbound lanes of Highway 17 for 17 miles from Highway 50 to Lejeune.

The move will start at 7 a.m. Sunday. It's scheduled to last six hours.

Delays are expected and motorists are urged to use alternate routes.

For updates and real-time travel information, you can click on the NCDOT link below.

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