Lanes Reduced on U.S. 70 Drawbridge in Carteret County Sunday, February 17, 2013


RALEIGH — The drawbridge on U.S. 70 between Morehead City and Beaufort has been reduced to a 10 foot lane in each direction due to damage it received during the recent weather.


Crews are accessing the damage to see what repairs are needed to get all lanes open. The drawbridge will continue to open every hour as needed.


Motorists are encouraged to use caution when traveling in this area.


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