Hurricane Dorian Bulletins & Updates
N.C. 12 between Oregon Inlet and Rodanthe has reopened to traffic.
11/20/2019 1:10 PM
NCDOT officials said they have not seen any structural damage to the road and the road is no longer experiencing ocean overwash.
11/19/2019 3:56 PM
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
Coastal flood and high surf advisories are in place as post tropical cyclone Nestor approaches Eastern North Carolina. A high wind advisory remains in place.
10/19/2019 7:21 PM
Greatest impacts from the storm are expected Saturday night into Sunday morning
10/19/2019 8:38 AM
Motorists can expect single lane closures while dune repairs are made and short and frequent closures of both lanes to allow for the safe movement of personnel working on the dunes.
10/14/2019 11:31 AM
The N.C. Department of Transportation is warning motorists along the Outer Banks to expect portions of N.C. 12 to be closed for extended periods during high tide cycles over the next few days as a storm system lingers off the Atlantic coast.
10/11/2019 11:27 AM
Countless people and organizations have taken the time or provided support to help residents, especially the Hatteras Island community, as they start the recovery process.
09/20/2019 2:38 PM