Highway 12 closed on Outer Banks due to overwash

DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Highway 12 on the Outer Banks is closed in both directions due to flooding caused by Monday’s storms.

The Department of Transportation says NC-12 between the Basnight Bridge and Rodanthe is closed until further notice. Officials say they will begin clearing the road as soon as conditions allow.

Monday’s severe weather caused flooding and power outages along the coast. The Cedar Island-Ocracoke, Swan Quarter-Ocracoke and Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry routes remain cancelled.

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