Work on new Rodanthe bridge approach continues

Published 9:13 am Saturday, October 23, 2021

Ten trucks stacked up waiting to dump dirt at the south end of the Rodanthe bridge.

Grading, paving and stormwater drainage installation are underway to build the bridge approach, a connector and roundabout.

The bridge is expected to open to traffic in early 2022.

On Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, NCDOT workers were pushing sand into a berm at the vulnerable S-Turns, which a completed Rodanthe Bridge will avoid. Daytime lane closures are also underway as punch list items are finished on the new Oregon Inlet Bridge.

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