Hyde County officials have announced the beginning of a limited reentry procedure to portions of Hyde County.
Utilities, government officials, damage assessment teams, requested resources, essential services, and residents with proof of residency are allowed back into mainland Hyde County.
On Tuesday, August 30, vehicles with a purple sticker and vehicles with a green sticker (residents) will be allowed on the Swan Quarter and Cedar Island ferries to Ocracoke, in that priority order.
Residents with a current, valid drivers license are also allowed. This will allow infrastructure, utilities, and essential personnel to get in place and residents to get back to their homes.
There is no reentry to Ocracoke for non-resident property owners or visitors until further notice.
The Ferry Schedule for Monday, August 29, 2011 is as follows:
Ocracoke Sound rtes set 4 purple sticker holders set: Ocracoke-Swan Quarter at 6:30 am, 9:30 am, 12:45 pm, 4 pm
The NC Department of Transportation will make a couple of ferry runs to Ocracoke Monday.
The Ferry Division says routes for purple sticker holders are scheduled for Monday at 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. from Cedar Island-Ocracoke.
Runs are set for purple sticker holders from Swan Quarter at 7:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.