10/10/11

N.C. Hwy 12 to Hatteras Island Reopens at 5:00 p.m. Monday, October 10

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will reopen N.C. Highway 12 at 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 10. NCDOT today announced the reopening of the roadway north of Rodanthe that was damaged during Hurricane Irene.

Guests due to check in with reservations for Rodanthe, Waves or Salvo for the week of 10/8: Please contact us to let us know when you plan to arrive and we will provide check-in procedures for you. Please email our vacation specialists at rent@surforsound.com or call 800-237-1138.

When Highway 12 reopens, the State of Emergency for Hatteras Island will be lifted by Dare County Emergency Management and residents and visitors will be permitted entry to the previously restricted villages of Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo. There will be no travel restrictions in effect for any portion of Hatteras Island, including Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, and Hatteras Village.

Motorists are advised that some secondary roads on Hatteras Island may still have storm related debris and should exercise caution. It is recommended that visitors contact their accommodations provider to confirm the availability of their lodging reservation.

Here are some helpful links:

Dare County Emergency Mgmt Bulletins:
http://darenc.com/EmgyMgmt/Alert/index.asp

NCDOT NC-12 Recovery Website:
http://www.ncdot.gov/travel/nc12recovery/default.html

NCDOT Flickr page:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ncdot/sets/72157627547895700/

NCDOT Twitter Feed:
http://twitter.com/#!/ncdot_ncoast

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