Friday, August 4 at 12:00 p.m. there will be unrestricted access to
Hatteras Island. As crews continue energizing circuits on the island
with the repaired transmission line, Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative
(CHEC) has assured local officials that reliable and adequate power
will be available to enable the return of visitors on Friday afternoon.
mandatory power restrictions for Hatteras Island are now lifted to
allow CHEC to complete the safe stabilization of the power grid.
Visitors are encouraged to contact their Hatteras Island accommodations provider to confirm their reservation and arrival plans.
traveling to Hatteras Island may consider an alternate route from the
west to expedite travel. From I-95 in North Carolina, take US-64 East
towards Rocky Mount. Follow US-64 East through Williamston and
Plymouth, NC. From Plymouth, NC keep going east to Roanoke Island and
follow Highway 12 South to Hatteras Island.