Video by Rory Kelleher The Hatteras Weather Bureau Station was one of the first to receive the call from the sinking Titanic, but this story has a fatal and ironic twist. Keeper James Charlet tells the tale.
The 2.4 mile-long Jug Handle Bridge is 63% complete as of March 4, with a projected opening date of late 2021 or early 2022, per an update from the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) resident engineer for the project, Pablo Hernandez, in early March.
Here is some information and tips regarding the many different hiking options available on Hatteras Island.
December 16th, 2020, marks the 150th anniversary of the lighting of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Buxton. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, the National Park Service is holding virtual celebrations for the sesquicentennial.
Despite closures and restrictions implemented as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, Cape Hatteras National Seashore has so far had a banner year in terms of visitation.
Over the next two months, Cape Hatteras National Seashore will begin several storm-recovery projects. Here are the details of those projects.
Ocracoke’s Springer’s point is expanding! In May The Coastal Land Trust announced the bargain sale donation of almost two acres of private land holdings within its Springer’s Point Preserve on Ocracoke Island. Here is a highlight video with more information.
This weekend marks the One year anniversary since hurricane Dorian impacted the Outer Banks and no community was as affected as Ocracoke Island. At this time last year storm surge from Dorian created a giant wall of water that pummeled the island’s small village in unprecedented fashion. The island was left wrecked, the road was […]
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Per a recent update from NCDOT officials, the Jug Handle Bridge project on Hatteras Island is nearly 50% complete. Here is a video flyby with more information.
The Jug Handle Bridge is 39% complete as of June 4, and the bridge is on track to open to the public in the fall of 2021, per an update from the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s resident engineer for the project, Pablo Hernandez. Hernandez reported at a Thursday evening virtual meeting that 43 out […]
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