Many northern Dare County roads now clear

By on January 22, 2022

US 158 at Birch Street. (

(Dare County Sheriff’s Office)

1/22/22/ at 1:45 pm Update: The Dare County Sheriff’s Office is now reporting that most of the main roads and bridges in the northern, unincorporated parts of Dare County, Colington, Roanoke Island, Wanchese, Manns Harbor, East Lake, and Stumpy Point, are clear. They are wet and there still may be some slush and ice in places, particularly side streets. Please continue to exercise caution as you travel.

Also, the National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City is reporting these snow totals sent in by spotters and the public. There are 2” of snow reported in Southern Shores and Manns Harbor while 1” was reported in Kitty Hawk.


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In storm’s wake, ice and snow-covered roads

1/22/22 at 9:30 am: With snow on the ground in a number of locations, the Dare County Sheriff’s Department posted this update on road conditions early on the morning of Jan. 22.

All roads in Dare County north of the Oregon Inlet bridge are covered in ice and snow. The bridges on Colington Rd. are covered in ice as well as west of the bridges toward Colington Harbour.

The further north you go on 158 the deeper the snow is on the road.  Hwy 64 from Manns Harbor to the Alligator River bridge has been reported as a sheet of ice.

Roads south of Oregon Inlet are as follows.  Pea Island still has sand and water on the road, DOT is currently working on it.  The road is passable.  Deputies report that in the southern villages, there is standing water and some sand as well, also passable.

Please use extreme caution on the roads if you have to travel.





County Dare, North Carolina
Dare County Tourism Board

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Visitors Bureau will hold a public meeting to review the plans for an Outer Banks Event Center. The meeting will take place on Monday, June 6, 2022 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Keeper’s Galley building at Haven on the Banks, 115 Dove Street, Nags Head North Carolina 27959.

Still in the conceptual phase, the Event Center is intended to provide suitable and flexible space for year-round events, concerts, sports, meetings, smaller tradeshows, galas and any number of other uses. Learn more about the benefits for visitors and residents and how the Event Center is planned to complement the new Soundside boardwalk that is being designed.

Staff will be on hand to answer any questions. For additional information, please visit our Event Center FAQ page.


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