NC 12 on Pea Island Closed Due to Overwash Friday, March 08, 2013

UPDATE: NC 12 was reopened to traffic at approximately 9:50 this morning.  Traffic is being controlled as crews continue to work north of Mirlo Beach.

RALEIGH – NC 12 is currently closed due to ocean overwash and sand on the pavement just south of the temporary bridge, in Mirlo Beach at the S curves and in Buxton at the hotel. N.C. Department of Transportation crews are working to clear enough sand and water from the road to make it passable by noon today.


Up-to-date information is available by calling 511 or online at In addition, NCDOT offers travel information on Twitter.


Travelers can also call 800-293-3779 (BY-FERRY) and Press 1 for up-to-date ferry information, or sign up to receive Tweets on their personal cell phones by going to




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