N.C. Highway 12 will open between between Oregon Inlet, Rodanthe at noon

[Courtesy NC DOT 12]

N.C Highway 12 will reopen between Oregon Inlet and the village of Rodanthe at noon today, Thursday, May 12th. Motorists should be aware that while passable, there will be areas of the highway with standing water and sand on the road. Drivers should exercise extreme caution and slow down when traveling through those areas.

In addition, there is still a possibility that this afternoon’s high tide, at approximately 5:15 p.m., may require another closure if major overwash occurs.

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