Section of NC 12 in Kitty Hawk shutdown in Hermine aftermath

Section of NC 12 in Kitty Hawk shutdown in Hermine aftermath


TREES ALONG THE COASTAL BOULEVARD. TROPICAL STORM HERMINE MAY HAVE LEFT, BUT IT CONTINUES TO CAUSE HEADACHES IN THE OUTER BANKS. ROUTE 12 IN KITTY HAWK CONTINUES TO BE A TROUBLE SPOT FOR STORMS. THE ROAD DIDNT WASH OUT THIS TIME – BUT THE PROTECTIVE BARRIERS ARE GONE AND THAT COULD MEAN MORE TROUBLE LATER IN THE STORM SEASON. 10 ON YOUR SIDE’S MATT GREGORY IS IN THE OUTER BANKS WITH HOW THE TOWN PLANS TO DEAL WITH THE EVER SHRINKING SHORE LINE. (MATT GREGORY) ROUTE 12 STILL STANDS, ALBEIT CLOSD. THE DUNE THAT PROTECTS THE ROAD HOWEVER HAS BEEN DECIMATED, THE ROAD WILL REOPEN AFTER THE STATE FIXES THE PROBLEM SPOTS, BUT THE TOWN IS LOOKING TOWARDS A MORE PERMANENT FIX.” (PKG) A BEACH ON THE OUTER BANKS SEEMED THE PERFECT VACATION SPOT TO LISA MYERS AND HER FAMILY. EVEN IF THAT BEACH IS ON TOP OF A SANDBAG…. LISA MYERS / VACATIONING IN OUTERBANKS C0026 10:33:53 “THIS IS A FIRST.”10:53:54 THE AFTERMATH OF TROPICAL STORM HERMINE SHRANK THE BEACH, BUT NOT THE MYERS VACATION DREAMS. LISA MYERS / VACATIONING IN OUTERBANKS C0026 10:34:33 “SINCE IT’S THE FIRST GOOD BEACH BEACH.. GARY PERRY / MAYOR OF KITTY HAWK C0015 10:30:25 “THE DUNE USED HERMINE TOOK WHAT WAS LEFT OF THIS PROTECTIVE DUNE. GARY PERRY / MAYOR OF KITTY HAWK C0014 10:24:17 “WHEN IT THE ONLY THING THAT HELD THE ROAD INPLACE. WITHOUT THE SANDBAGS THIS ROAD WOULD BE GONE AGAIN.”10:24:26 THE TOWN HAD TO CLOSE THIS SECTION OF ROUTE 12. PERRY SAYS THE STATE WILL DO THE USUAL FIX. MORE SANDBAGS AND ADD MORE DUNE. ITS A SHORT TERM SOLUTION EVEN VACATIONERS NOTICE LISA MYERS / VACATIONING IN OUTERBANKS C0026 10:35:00 “CAUSE I DON’T KNOW HOW MUCH LONGERIT SEEMS LIKE IT WASHES AWAY BAD AND THEY REPLENISH THE SAND, BUT EVERY YEAR IT DOES IT AGAIN.” 10:35:08 PERRY SAYS THIS YEAR KITTY HAWK, DUCK, AND KILL DEVIL HILLS SIGNED OFF ON A PROJECT THAT SHOULD FINALLY FIX THE PROBLEM.. GARY PERRY / MAYOR OF KITTY HAWK TO THE NORTHEND OF KITTY HAWK DOWN TO KILL DEVILS HILLS.” 10:28:30 BUT PERRY SAYS THAT PROGRAM CAN’T START UNTIL NEXT MAY OR JUNE. UNTIL THEN… GARY PERRY / MAYOR OF KITTY HAWK C0014 10:29:06 “IF WE HAVE ANOTHER STORM THAT’S EVEN WORSE THEN WE’LL HAVE MORE DAMAGE.” 10:29:10 IT’S WAIT AND SEE. (MATT GREGORY) NOW AS FAR AS THE TIME TABLE WHY ITS NOT DEFINITE. MAYOR PERRY SAYS THE PROJECT WILL START IN DUCK AND WON’T COME DOWN TO KITTY HAWK UNTIL THAT BEACH IS COMPLETED. IN KITTY HAWK MATT GREGORY 10 ON YOUR SIDE.

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