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Dare County Ends Curfew, Institutes Re-Entry Procedures

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DARE COUNTY, N.C. — Dare County ended its curfew at 8 a.m. Saturday and instituted the following re-entry procedures for people returning to their homes after Hurricane Isabel:
  • Duck, Southern Shores and the Currituck Outer Banks will have unrestricted access via Highway 158 East only.
  • Entry to the Dare mainland and Roanoke Island will have unrestricted access via Highway 64/264 East only.
  • Entry to Kitty Hawk is restricted to residents only via Highway 158 East only. A checkpoint will be in place at the north end of the town, and entry requires a valid N.C. drivers license with a Kitty Hawk address. There are areas that are still inaccessible within the Town limits. You may call the Kitty Hawk Police Department at
  • 252-261-3895to determine if your home is accessible.
  • Nags Head and Kill Devil Hills will be open for residents, property owners, and employees of local businesses via Highway 64/264 East only. Residents and property owners must have a valid re- entry sticker, N.C. drivers license with local address, or recent tax receipt. Employees must provide proof of employment. Kill Devil Hills has restricted access along Highway 12 and east of Highway 158 from Prospect Street north.
  • There remains no access to Hatteras Island and South Nags Head. Crews are working to clear roads and restore essential services. Re-entry procedures for Hatteras Island and other closed areas will be established as soon as possible.
  • Please be aware that there are still many downed power lines throughout the county. Please use extreme caution and treat them all as if they are live or hot.

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