News | June 15, 2015

New Settlement Agreement for Bonner Bridge and N.C. 12

Today SELC, Defenders of Wildlife, the National Wildlife Refuge Association, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) announced a finalized settlement agreement to replace the aging Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over the Oregon Inlet with a new parallel bridge and consider options that would move vulnerable portions of N.C. 12 out of the southern half of Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge and into Pamlico Sound. Details of the agreement are outlined in the press release here. Check back this evening for further coverage.