The Marc Basnight Bridge is the gateway to Pea, Hatteras and Ocracoke islands. Photo: C. Leinbach

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NAGS HEAD – Contractors for the N.C. Department of Transportation are planning to conduct a routine condition inspection of the Marc Basnight Bridge from March 1 to 18.

During the process, one lane of the bridge will be closed during daylight hours Monday through Friday in order to position crews and equipment.

The closures will be no longer than 1.5 miles long, and flaggers will alternate traffic direction during the closure. One lane of the bridge will remain open at all times.

The condition inspection is routine and federally mandated every two years. It is the first such inspection since the bridge opened to traffic in February 2019.
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