Lowered speed limit on Old Manns Harbor Bridge aims to protect purple martin flock

The annual effort to protect the Outer Banks purple martin flock began July 2 with the North Carolina Department of Transportation temporarily lowered dusk and dawn speed limits from 55 mph to 20 mph on the William B. Umstead Bridge. The Umstead Bridge in Dare County connects the north end of Roanoke Island to the … Continue reading Lowered speed limit on Old Manns Harbor Bridge aims to protect purple martin flock