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NCDOT crews are assessing impacts and continuing to clear the road of sand caused by dune breaches between Rodanthe and Oregon Inlet.
11/18/2019 3:02 PM
NC 12 on Hatteras Island from Marc Basnight Bridge (Oregon Inlet) to Rodanthe To Remain Closed Overnight Sunday
NCDOT clearing efforts will resume at such time the weather conditions improve to allow for safe operations. Conditions will prohibit garbage collection on Monday for Hatteras Island customers.
11/17/2019 2:58 PM
NCDOT crews will reassess the road early tomorrow and reopen the road only when it's safe to do so.
11/16/2019 4:04 PM
Make Final Preparations and Avoid Travel If Possible
11/16/2019 8:00 AM
Travel will become hazardous and conditions may make N.C. Highway 12 impassable in some areas this weekend into Monday.
11/15/2019 10:56 AM
Portions of N.C. Highway 12 could be closed for extended periods during high tide cycles over the next few days. Motorists should proceed with extreme caution this weekend and check road conditions before traveling.
11/14/2019 4:35 PM
Due to a strong coastal storm that is forecast to impact the Outer Banks this weekend, the Oregon Inlet, Frisco, and Cape Point campgrounds will close at 12 p.m., November 15.
11/14/2019 4:21 PM
Crews will close N.C. 12 to remove concrete near the road