N.C. Highway 12 remained open between Rodanthe and Oregon Inlet on Tuesday morning, after closing for roughly three hours on Monday afternoon due to ocean overwash, however, sand and water remain on the roadway, per an update from the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
As of the end of August, Cape Hatteras National Seashore has had a total of 373 turtle nests recorded.
The state is seeking a grant to study costs and other considerations related to relocating the South Dock ferry terminal for the Hatteras-Ocracoke vehicle ferry.
The soonest the Rodanthe “jug handle” bridge will open is mid-May because of damage to one of the bridge’s expansion joints, according to NCDOT.
The first Run the Rodanthe bridge race Saturday drew a large crowd to be among the first to visit the new bridge not yet open to public.
The two projects, which have been in the works for years, are expected to begin this summer and each take about 40-60 days to complete.
Renovations at the Frisco Bathhouse and Beach Access are expected to be completed this spring.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials are asking residents and visitors to keep an eye out for cold-stunned turtles.
Dare County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bob Woodard highlighted last year’s projects and outlined what’s to come in the year ahead Wednesday during the annual State of the County.
A nearly $26 million bid was awarded Monday to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. for the 2022 Avon and Buxton beach nourishment projects.
NCDOT expects to open in early 2022 the nearly complete “jug handle” bridge that will connect the southern portion of Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge to northern Rodanthe.
The Army Corps of Engineers is accepting public input on proposed dredging operations in Hatteras Inlet.
National Parks of Eastern North Carolina Superintendent David Hallac outlined proposed work to restore and rehabilitate Cape Hatteras Lighthouse during a recent public meeting.
The fee-free Bonner Bridge Pier had a line form before opening at 8 a.m. Friday for the first time to the public.
The Dare County Waterways Commission discussed Monday both the short-term and long-term future of dredging Hatteras Inlet at its virtual meeting.
Hatteras Island residents can attend a meeting Wednesday with UNC Chapel Hill researchers to help prepare and recover from storms.