NCDOT will make safety improvements at an intersection in Washington next week.
The speed limit on the William B. Umstead Bridge has been lowered temporarily at dusk and in July and August to protect the migrating purple martins.
Contractors placed on barges Monday sections of the bridge that connected the towns of Hertford and Winfall since 1928.
The N.C. 12 Task Force will meet Aug. 18 in Manteo to begin planning for ways to make the vulnerable Outer Banks highway more resilient.
Waters near Cape Lookout have become increasingly perilous because of shoaling and shifting channels, despite a two-year-old agreement between Carteret County and the National Park Service that has provided more than $5.67 million for dredging.
The Ocracoke Express tram now makes a stop at the historic Ocracoke Light Station, a part of Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
Construction is well underway on the Hatteras Village pedestrian and multi-use pathway.
The state is advertising for candidates to lead the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s climate change programs.
The Coast Guard is making more than two dozen changes to aids to navigation near Shackleford Banks and Harkers Island in Carteret County.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will take part in a nationwide campaign to promote sobriety while boating and educate boaters about the dangers of boating while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
The Ocracoke Express passenger ferry will begin Monday shuttling passengers between Hatteras ferry terminal and Ocracoke Village.
Shoaling threatens navigation in economically vital Hatteras Inlet, prompting frustrated fishers to dub the South Ferry Channel the “Ditch of Death.” A consultant, responding to conditions, told the Dare County Waterways Commission Monday that continuing to dredge the passage appears “futile.”
Gov. Roy Cooper has signed a bill authorizing the state Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division to lease a passenger ferry for operation between Ocracoke and Hatteras.
The N.C.12 task force subcommittee is set this week to discuss issues with highway and transportation facilities in Dare and Hyde counties.
A new task force has been formed to address problem areas on N.C. 12, especially on Hatteras and Ocracoke islands.
A projected 20,000 metric tons of chipped railroad ties are to be exported in what is being called a “test shipment” to Honduras in the coming days.