NCDOT pre-positions equipment and staff
In preparation for Hurricane Isaias, NCDOT has pre-positioned equipment in Kitty Hawk, Hatteras Island and Ocracoke.
In Kitty Hawk, one front-end loader is available.
In Pea Island, the department has three front-end loaders, a grader and a bulldozer in position to move sand.
In Rodanthe, one front-end loader and one excavator are ready.
In Buxton, a front-end loader and back hoe are available.
On Ocracoke two front-end loaders, one grader and one bulldozer will attend to whatever Tropical Storm Isaias brings to that island’s roadway.
Employees to run these machines are housed in safe places by the department.