A state highway contractor is to begin Sunday instituting daytime lane closures on weekdays on the Emerald Isle bridge on N.C. 58 for the ongoing bridge preservation project.
The Ferry Division is running an alternate schedule between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke due to critical shoaling issues in the ferry channel near Ocracoke.
Underwater power lines crossing Hatteras Inlet’s Connector Channel have created another delay in finalizing the realignment of the Hatteras ferry channel.
A Corps of Engineers-contracted dredge is to start clearing shoaling in the state ferry channel leading into Ocracoke’s Silver Lake Terminal, the N.C. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.
The state is holding a public hearing Nov. 14 on adopting temporary rules for grants for local governments for aquatic weed control, coastal storm damage mitigation, and shallow draft navigation channel dredging.
The public can drop in anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. Thursday during the informal open house on plans to replace bridge No. 8 on N.C. 12.
Several coastal communities are being awarded part of the $6.8 million from the state’s share of the VW settlement to install electric vehicle chargers or upgrade existing ones.
The state Environmental Management Commission meets Nov. 10 in Raleigh
NCDOT crews are to begin Monday removing pavement and sandbags from the S-curves, a 2-mile section of road formerly part of N.C. 12.
Community day is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 13, followed by a christening ceremony at 4:30 p.m. at Wanchese Harbor.
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.
National Park Service officials advise caution while traveling through or using Cape Hatteras National Seashore grounds.
Because of strong winds heavy rains forecast for this weekend, officials are ending the seasonal service and expect other ferry routes to be impacted.
The sun sets last week behind the $60 million bridge under construction between Straits and Harkers Island in Carteret County. The project, which began in late 2021, is to replace two bridges that connect Harkers Island and the mainland, including the Earl C. Davis Memorial Bridge. Photo: Dylan Ray
Officials recommend travelers stay cautious as visitor traffic will remain steady through the fall.
Motorists can expect delays while crossing the Emerald Isle Bridge through spring 2023.