N.C. 12 still closed this morning

OCRACOKE ISLAND, N.C. (WITN) – An Eastern Carolina highway remains closed Wednesday morning.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation says N.C. 12 on the north side of Ocracoke Island is still closed as of 8:45 a.m.

Officials say they are hoping to reopen it after this morning’s high tide.

NCDOT says all other portions of N.C. 12 are open and passable, and they say yesterday’s sound side flooding has receded.