NC Highway 12 http://wunc.org en Problematic Section Of NC-12 Will Have Beach Widened http://wunc.org/post/problematic-section-nc-12-will-have-beach-widened <p></p><p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $20.3 million contract for beach re-nourishment just north of Rodanthe. The contract is going to the same Illinois dredging company that re-nourished the beach in Nags Head just before Hurricane Irene hit the area in 2011, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, of Illinois.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:32:46 +0000 WUNC News 38685 at http://wunc.org Problematic Section Of NC-12 Will Have Beach Widened Rodanthe's Getting A New Bridge - But What Will It Look Like? http://wunc.org/post/rodanthes-getting-new-bridge-what-will-it-look <p>The N.C. Department of Transportation has been planning to put a bridge at Rodanthe for some time. N.C. 12 is particularly susceptible to storm water breaches there, and so a bridge looks like the only way to keep the road viable, long-term.</p><p>There are two options for the bridge. Option 1: Go straight through Rodanthe, alongside the current route of N.C. 12. A one lane service road would remain in place to serve the private property alongside the highway.</p><p></p><p>Option 2: Send the new bridge<em> around</em> Rodanthe, into the Pamlico Sound.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 23:31:10 +0000 Eric Mennel 28511 at http://wunc.org Rodanthe's Getting A New Bridge - But What Will It Look Like? Bonner Bridge Reopens http://wunc.org/post/bonner-bridge-reopens <p></p><p>The Bonner Bridge reopened to traffic yesterday afternoon.<br /><br />Structural safety concerns caused officials to close the bridge on N.C. 12 earlier this month.&nbsp; However, the North Carolina Department of Transportation engineers deemed the bridge safe for traffic after several sonar scans, driving two test pilings, and multiple inspections over the past week.</p><p>The emergency repair work to add more support to the bridge continues.</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:50:15 +0000 Associated Press 27469 at http://wunc.org Bonner Bridge Reopens NCDOT Opens Bidding On Building A New Highway 12 Bridge http://wunc.org/post/ncdot-opens-bidding-building-new-highway-12-bridge <p>State transportation officials are working to permanently fix N.C. Highway 12 in Dare County. <a href="http://www.ncdot.gov/">NCDOT</a> officials say they are in the process of hiring a contractor to build a permanent bridge that will resist future washouts.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:55:13 +0000 Gurnal Scott 23963 at http://wunc.org NCDOT Opens Bidding On Building A New Highway 12 Bridge