NC 12 Temporary Delays on Bodie Island Expected Thursday, Sept 3
Contact: Cyndy Holda, 252-473-2111, ext. 148
Superintendent Mike Murray announced today that motorists may encounter temporary traffic delays on NC 12 in the Bodie Island section of the park from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Thursday, September 3, 2009. Weather-permitting, the National Park Service (NPS) contractor, JMR Investments, will relocate the Bodie Island Lifesaving Station and the old Coast Guard Station structures from their current location to a nearby site on Bodie Island. The new site is located west of the Coquina Beach parking area and the intersection of NC 12 and Lighthouse Bay Drive, approximately 0.6 linear miles south of the current location of the buildings.
Did You Know?
A piece of sea whip that washes up on the beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore is not a plant, but the skeleton of a whole colony of animals. A tiny animal lived in each hole on the yellow, orange or purple stems. It had a mouth, a stomach and eight tentacles to catch food.