N.C. 12 closing from Basnight Bridge to Rodanthe on Hatteras Island

Clearing operations on N.C. 12 early Saturday afternoon. [NCDOT photo]

Due to the very hazardous conditions impacting clearing operation and public travel, state transportation officials are closing N.C. 12 from the Marc Basnight Bridge to Rodanthe beginning at 5 p.m. today.

Conditions are expected to continue to deteriorate overnight as the strongest nor’easter winds move in.

NCDOT says the road should reopen by 5 p.m. Sunday.

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