Access to southern Buxton, Frisco, Hatteras village will remain restricted

While surge flooded some of their storage buildings, nothing got inside Lee Robinson General Store in Hatteras village. [Facebook]

Visitors will be able to access more of Hatteras Island starting on Wednesday, but the southern sections of the island below Cape Hatteras Secondary School will remain restricted to just residents, property owners and authorized personnel due to continued recovery efforts.

Dare County Control Group Bulletin #15, Tuesday 5:15 p.m.:
Unrestricted access to the village of Avon and northern areas of Buxton will begin at noon, Wednesday, September 11. Priority Three will remain in place for areas south of Buxton Back Road and NC 12 (NC SR 1232 at Cape Hatteras Secondary School), including the villages of Frisco and Hatteras. Visitors will not be allowed past the checkpoint at Cape Hatteras Secondary School.

The Dare County Control Group met Tuesday afternoon to consider reentry guidelines for Frisco and Hatteras Village and have determined these areas are not ready to receive visitors. The Control Group will meet again on Wednesday afternoon to assess conditions. The next update will be provided on Wednesday by 6 p.m.

Storm Debris
Details have not been finalized for debris pickup, please continue piling storm related debris into 4 SEPARATE PILES onto the right-of-way at least 30 feet from fire hydrants. Visit for information on how to separate debris and updates as details are finalized.

National Park Service, Outer Banks Group
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site – Open, but all trails will remain closed until further notice.

Wright Brothers National Memorial – Open

Cape Hatteras National Seashore – All NPS visitor services and facilities remain closed on Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. Areas north of Oregon Inlet reopened at noon on September 10. Beach access ramp updates posted at

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