Environmental groups have reached an agreement with the state to drop their legal challenges against building a replacement for the aging Bonner Bridge.
Plans for widening the eastern end of U.S. 64 are now on hold. That’s fine with most locals, but many think the old swing bridge over Alligator River is overdue for a replacement.
A new state plan for North Carolina’s road construction over the next decade was unveiled last week and it includes the long-delayed bridge across Currituck Sound.
The state and environmental groups are working toward a compromise that would allow work to begin on the stalled replacement for the aging Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet in Dare County.
The latest court decision involving the Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet has both sides claiming victory.
New rules have brought some order to the free for all along Currituck Banks where tourists and tour guides crowded the beaches for a chance to see the wild horses.
Against all odds, it appears that two small communities along the proposed U.S. 64 widening project in northeastern North Carolina will get the route they wanted, while sparing thousands of wildlife from becoming road kill.
A Superior Court judge recently allowed two environmental groups to challenge the key state permit for the new bridge across Oregon Inlet on the Outer Banks.
Coastal Advocate Ladd Bayliss takes readers on a tour of the tenuous N.C. 12 from Nags Head to Rodanthe.
A project to widen the beach to protect beleaguered and battered N.C. 12 on Hatteras Island will not start for months, despite the public perception that it would be completed before hurricane season.
The state DOT says it’s ready to start construction on a new bridges across Oregon Inlet and on Pea Island on the Outer Banks but is awaiting the outcome of two legal challenges.
Gov. Pat McCrory visited the Outer Banks and battered N.C. 12, which was closed again because of high seas. McCrory told residents at a meeting in Manteo that the state will be “pragmatic” in finding a solution to the road’s woes.
No high-speed ferry exists today that could safely carry millions of vehicles a year across the heavily shoaled Oregon Inlet and Pamlico Sound, according to a new transportation report.
The chairman of the N.C. Coastal Resources Commission yesterday denied a challenge of the permit that would allow the state to begin building a replacement for the aging Herbert C. Bonner Bridge across Oregon Inlet in Dare County.
Even as a federal lawsuit challenging a proposed replacement for the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in Dare County is churning its way through a federal court, another legal action has suspended the state permit allowing construction of the bridge to begin.
The N.C. Division of Coastal Management yesterday issued a Coastal Area Management Act major permit to the state Department of Transportation to build a replacement for the 50-year-old Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in Dare County.