December 6, 2013
Dare officials plan community meeting
on Hatteras on bridge closure
County Officials will conduct a community meeting at 5 p.m., Tuesday,
Dec.10, to discuss the Bonner Bridge closure. The meeting
will be held in the auditorium at the Cape Hatteras Secondary School of
Coastal Studies on Highway 12 in Buxton.
All Dare County
services on Hatteras Island are operating on schedule including
Emergency Medical Services, law enforcement, and trash pickup.
Clerk of Court will open an office on Hatteras Island to assist local
citizens. The office will be fully functional and able to handle
all Clerk of Court services, including magisterial duties.
Hatteras Island Clerk of Court Office will be inside the Dare County
Office Building at 50347 Highway 12 in Frisco across the street from
the EMS Station. To access the office, enter from the south side
of the building. The office will be open Monday, Tuesday, and
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 10, and 11 from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 5
p.m. Beginning the week of Dec. 16, the Clerk of Court Office on
Hatteras Island will then be open the same hours on Mondays,
Wednesdays, and Thursdays until further
NCDOT continues to
operate an emergency ferry route between Stumpy Point and Rodanthe to
provide access to Hatteras Island during the Bonner Bridge
closure. Ferry information is available at 800-293-3779 or www.ncdot.gov/ferry/
ongoing information about NCDOT’s effort to repair the bridge and
restore service visit www.ncdot.gov. Additional information and
helpful links are also available at www.darecountyem.com.
officials address Bonner safety concerns at press conference in
chaos, and outrage reign as DOT suddenly decides to close Bonner
has closed Bonner Bridge because of safety concerns