N.C. Highway 12 Open on Both Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands
By JOY CRIST
NCDOT reported that N.C. Highway 12 is now open on Ocracoke Island
between the Pony Pens and the Hatteras / Ocracoke Ferry Terminal. The
highway also opened in between Rodanthe and the Bonner Bridge at around
noon, and has remained open for the duration of the afternoon.
The Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferry route has resumed service with the following schedule for the rest of Wednesday:
• From Hatteras: 6 p.m., 9 p.m., and midnight
• From Ocracoke: 5:30 p.m, 7:30 p.m., and 10:30 p.m.
the road stays open tonight, the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route will
resume its full published schedule on Thursday, March 8.
low tide on Wednesday afternoon, standing water still remained an issue
in Avon, although vehicles were able to get through the area. Travelers
are urged to use caution and slow down through areas of standing
saltwater to avoid damaging a vehicle.