Jeff Smith 7 a.m., March 30
Warning: Navy's National Terror Drill May Cause San Diego Traffic Woes
The Navy's national "Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield" anti-terrorism exercises, set to begin Monday, may mean traffic tie-ups in Coroando and at other bases and facilities around the region.
According to a Facebook post by the public affairs office of Naval Base Coronado:
"Measures have been taken to minimize disruptions to normal base and station operations, but there may be times when the exercise causes increased traffic around bases or delays in base access.
"Area residents may also see increased security activity associated with the exercise.
"Updates and information addressing potential impacts to base services and operations will be coming out prior to the Exercise."
"The Navy will be working this year with other military and local, state, and federal agencies to enhance the training scenarios."
According to an AP report: "In the San Diego area, Navy officials have said this year's exercise will involve the Red Cross, the Marines, and city homeland security officials to provide additional realism."
Updates on possible road closures and other disruptions will be available on Facebook, the post says.
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