August 29, 2017


Update from NCDOT on Road Conditions
for Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands


NCDOT posted a 9 a.m. update on conditions along Highway 12 as Potential Tropical Cyclone 10 approaches.

For Ocracoke Island, there are no issues as of this morning except for some standing water on the roadway.

Hatteras Island received upwards of 4" of rain yesterday and last night, and many sections of Highway 12 south of Oregon Inlet have standing water:

Hatteras Village - Many areas of standing water. Traffic can get through with caution.
Avon - 1-3" inches of standing water. Traffic can get through with caution.
Avon to Waves - 4-6" of standing water. Traffic can get through with caution and slower speeds.
Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo - 1-3" of standing water. Traffic can get through with caution.
NC 12/US 158 North of Oregon Inlet - Some areas of standing water. Regular traffic.

As always, motorists are reminded to use caution when driving through standing water and to lower speeds.


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