Carteret County Emergency Management officials reopened the bridges to the Bogue Banks. That means residents and visitors in Carteret County can access Atlantic Beach from Morehead City, along with Emerald Isle and other towns in the Bogue Banks.
Carteret County Emergency Management says the bridges opened at 5:30 a.m. Friday.
Brian Kramer, the town manager of Pine Knoll Shores says as of 5:10 a.m., all the roads in town were clear. Kramer says the town never lost power during the storm.