• Build It and They Will Come and Come and Come

    Driving to the outpost of Carova on the northern Outer Banks can get tricky since the paved road stops in Corolla 11 miles away, but that hasn’t stopped thousands of tourists from making the trip each year. Some wonder how bad traffic will get if a new bridge is built across Currituck Sound.

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    ‘Would You Really Dig Up Our Bodies?’

    The residents of East Lake told N.C. DOT this week what they thought about a proposed widening of U.S. 64 in Dare County that would force them from their homes and their ancestors from their graves.

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    Complicated Road Project Faces Many Hurdles

    The draft environmental impact statement for the proposed widening of U.S. 64 in Tyrrell and Dare counties contains 19 alternatives and describes numerous conflicts and tradeoffs.

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    Road Project Threatens Community in Dare

    As the residents of East Lake see it, the last leg of the proposed U.S 64 widening project is threatening to all but wipe their little community off the map, and they say there’s not even a good reason for it.