MANNS HARBOR – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry
Division on Monday will begin operating one additional departure on each
direction of the Ocracoke – Swan Quarter ferry route to aid travelers affected
by the closures of N.C. 12 due to ocean overwash.
The following additional departures will continue daily until
normal conditions resume on N.C. 12:
- From Ocracoke to Swan Quarter at 10 a.m.
- From Swan Quarter to Ocracoke at 1 p.m.
Ferries will also continue to depart at the following regularly
- From Ocracoke to Swan Quarter at 7 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
- From Swan Quarter to Ocracoke at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The division will continue to monitor traffic demands and
additional runs may be added as necessary.
Travelers can 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 www.twitter.com/ncdot_ferry.