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Highway 12 reopens after being closed on OBX due to overwash

Highway 12 reopens after being closed on OBX due to overwash
Published: Jan. 4, 2022 at 8:35 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 4, 2022 at 1:47 PM EST
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DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Highway 12 on the Outer Banks has been reopened as of 1:44 p.m. Tuesday.

The highway was closed in both directions due to flooding caused by Monday’s storms.

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 canceled.

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