July 3, 2013
UPDATE: NPS sets public meetings
on infrastructure improvements
National Park Service will conduct two public meetings to provide the
basic information and to hear questions and comments regarding the
proposal to improve infrastructure to provide new access points and to
facilitate public access in Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
Public meetings are scheduled as follows:
- Tuesday, July 16, on Hatteras Island at the Avon Fire Hall from 3 until 6 p.m.
- Wednesday, July 17, on Ocracoke Island at the Ocracoke School from 3 until 6 p.m.
open house format meeting will provide an opportunity to view maps and
information and interact with park staff who will answer
questions. The general public is invited to attend.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore has released its proposal to facilitate
additional public beach access environment assessment to the public
last week. A public comment period opened July 1 and runs through Aug.
The Proposal to Facilitate Additional Public Beach Access
Environmental Assessment is available for public comment on-line at the
NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment website: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/beach_access. Members of the public can comment online.
read-only copies of this document will be available at the NPS Visitor
Centers at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Bodie Island Lighthouse,
Ocracoke, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers
National Memorial; the Dare County Libraries in Hatteras Village,
Manteo, and Kill Devil Hills, and the Ocracoke Library. Copies of
this document will be available at the scheduled public meetings while
Written comments may also be mailed
to: Proposal to Facilitate Additional Public Beach Access, c/o
Superintendent, Outer Banks Group, 1401 National Park Drive, Manteo,
For further information, please contact the Public Affairs Office in Manteo at 252-475-9034 or 252-473-2111.