10/27/12

Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferry Route Suspended for Storm

Provided by NCDOT
1:00 p.m. October 27, 2012

Hatteras Inlet Ferry Route Suspended As Hurricane Sandy Approaches

MOREHEAD CITY — The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division has suspended operations on the Hatteras Inlet route due to high water over N.C.12 in Hatteras.

NCDOT is on alert and ready to activate emergency operations as needed. While other ferry routes will run according to regular schedule as long as possible, additional operations will likely be suspended as conditions deteriorate.

Operations will return to normal as soon as conditions are deemed safe.

Real-time travel information is available by calling 511 or online at www.ncdot.gov/travel. In addition, NCDOT now offers travel information on Twitter (for more information, go to www.ncdot.gov/travel/twitter). Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type “m.ncdot.gov” into the browser of your smartphone. Then, bookmark it to save for future reference. NCDOT Mobile is compatible with the iPhone, Android, and some newer Blackberry phones.

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