For information about current road conditions from the North Carolina Department of Transportation, visit or dial 511. When dialing 511 on weekdays from 8:15 a.m. to 7:45 p.m., weekends from 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and state holidays from 9:15 a.m. until 4:45 p.m., callers speak directly with an operator who can answer traffic and travel-related questions. Overnight and during emergencies, travelers should go to for the latest travel information.


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There are federal guidelines, under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), that also apply in Dare County in addition to local and state regulatory programs.

FEMA rules affect construction in areas where the hazard of flooding from the Atlantic Ocean or estuarine waters exists. The majority of construction in Dare County is impacted by FEMA rules designed to mitigate the hazards posed by flooding from the ocean or sounds.

FEMA Regulations

You may visit the FEMA website at