Tagged: NCDOT

Bonner Bridge to Close Immediately

NCDOT Press Release  –    To protect the traveling public, the N.C. Department of Transportation has closed the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over the Oregon Inlet on N.C. 12 along the Outer Banks today due to immediate safety...

ESA competitor tearing it up in front of Jennette's Pier.

Outer Banks Thoughts and Happenings

By Kip Tabb –  What a spectacular week and weekend it was on the Outer Banks. There was a big question mark at the beginning of the week for the ESA Easterns Surfing Championships....

State officials at Hatteras Inlet press conference, Tuesday, September 21. L to R: Chief Deputy Secretary of Operations, Jim Trogdon; Warren Judge, Chair Dare County Commissioners; State Senator Bill Cook; State Transportation Secretary Tony Tata; State Representative Paul Tine.

An Outer Banks Legal Smack Down

Opinion by Kip Tabb –  You don’t often get to use the phrase “good old fashioned smack down” in writing about a legal finding, but honestly, that’s about the only phrase that comes to...

Bonner Bridge Takes Major Step Toward Construction

By Kip Tabb –  With a one sentence legal ruling, the Bonner Bridge spanning the Oregon Inlet has taken a major step toward completion. In finding for the North Carolina Department of Transportation NE...

New Colington Curve--moved from it's old location and much safer.

Colington Curve a Thing of the Past

By Kip Tabb –  The Colington Curve is a thing of the past . . . or almost a thing of the past. There’s still a bend there, although the hair raising, hairpin turn...

Questions But No Answers

By Kip Tabb Standing in for NCDOT Jerry Jennings, NCDOT Division Engineer, Barry Hobbs, Project Manager for the department, presented an update on critical Outer Banks highway projects at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon...

Lowe’s Barrier at 1st Street to Be Improved

By Kip Tabb –  Sometimes the standards of engineering and design work . . . other times they don’t. That seems to be the case with the median barrier being removed from the Bypass...