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Hatteras Island is Open for Business

Post Date:08/03/2017 4:15 p.m.
  • Contact Dare County Emergency Management
  • Phone252.475.5655

As of Friday, August 4 at 12:00 p.m. there is unrestricted access to Hatteras Island. Power has been fully restored. Visitors are welcomed and encouraged to contact their Hatteras Island accommodations provider to confirm their reservation and arrival plans.  

Many thanks to Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative and others who worked nonstop to safely restore power to the island as quickly as possible  

Visitors traveling to Hatteras Island may consider an alternate route from the west to expedite travel.  From I-95 in North Carolina, take US-64 East towards Rocky Mount. Follow US-64 East through Williamston and Plymouth, NC. From Plymouth, NC keep going east to Roanoke Island and follow Highway 12 South to Hatteras Island. 

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