High water temporarily shuts down part of NC 12 along Outer Banks
Posted February 8
Buxton, N.C. — Ocean overwash and sand forced authorities to shut down parts of N.C. Highway 12 Monday morning in Dare County.
Authorities closed the highway between Historic and Byrd streets in Kitty Hawk and in northern Buxton, about three miles south of the ferry dock on Ocracoke Island.
Authorities reopened the stretch of highway near Buxton at about 11:45 a.m.