HATTERAS – The U.S. Coast Guard has given approval for the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Hatteras Inlet ferry route to resume service immediately. Hyde County’s re-entry restrictions have been lifted for residents, property owners and vendors, and will be lifted for visitors starting tomorrow at 6 a.m. The route will run this limited schedule for…

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RALEIGH – The following are highlights from this week at the N.C. Department of Transportation. The stories below are also featured in NCDOT Now, the department’s weekly newscast: Passengers Take Advantage of Ocracoke Express Resuming The passenger ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke is proving to be a popular transportation option once again. The service this…

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OCRACOKE, N.C. – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will resume passenger ferry service between Hatteras and Ocracoke on July 3 after the final approval of Senate Bill 750. The bill includes up to $1.14 million to lease and operate the Ocracoke Express passenger ferry through Sept. 10. The ferry will make three daily…

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