Rodanthe Bridge project update set for Thursday

Published 5:37 am Tuesday, November 30, 2021

State transportation officials are inviting local residents and other interested parties to a virtual project update meeting Dec. 2 on the ongoing Rodanthe “Jug Handle” Bridge project.

The bridge, which is currently under construction and nearing completion on the Outer Banks, is a long-term transportation solution for parts of NC 12 vulnerable to flooding. The North Carolina Department of Transportation is raising the highway onto a 2.4-mile bridge that extends over Pamlico Sound between the southern end of the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge and Rodanthe.

The bridge is due for completion in early 2022.

The virtual meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 2. During the meeting, NCDOT officials and project engineers will provide an update on the project’s progress and answer questions.

To join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone, go to https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/344589997.

People may listen to the audio portion of the meeting by calling 1-646-749-3122. When prompted, use the access code 344-589-997.

Comments can be submitted during the meeting by calling 1-984-205-6615, entering project code 8679 and leaving a message. Participants may also submit comments by chat box during the meeting.

Comments may also be submitted before, during or after the meeting by sending feedback to NC12-Rodanthe@PublicInput.com.

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