Monday afternoon update from NCDOT - N.C. 12 from the Marc Basnight Bridge (Oregon Inlet) to Rodanthe is still closed as sections of the Outer Banks road are covered with sand and water due to dune breaches and ocean overwash. Conditions remain poor on N.C. 12 and ocean overwash is continuing to inundate the road with water. N.C. Department of Transportation crews are assessing impacts and continuing to clear the road of sand caused by dune breaches between Rodanthe and Oregon Inlet. Officials are not sure when it will be safe to reopen N.C. 12. The last winds from this weekend’s strong storm are forecast to exit the coast later today.  NCDOT will continue to provide updates on N.C. 12 as new information is available. 

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The Dare County Game and Wildlife Commission is responsible for licensing all permanent and float blinds in Dare County. The members of the Commission have the power and authority to prescribe rules and regulations to issue the blind licenses.

New licenses: $35 nonrefundable
Renewals: $20

On an annual basis, you are required to call 252.475.5633 when your blind has been built and is ready for inspection by members of the Game & Wildlife Commission. Failure to do so will result in revocation of your blind. 

New applications must be submitted from August 6 through November 1. Applications must be delivered or postmarked by November 1. They will be reviewed by the Game & Wildlife Commission at the next scheduled meeting. 

The Game & Wildlife Commission is an eleven member board that conducts public meetings from July though December of each year. Meetings are held in the Dare County Administration Building, 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo, NC.

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