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OBX Seashore Updates from Cape Chronicle Newsletter

By on July 29, 2022

Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s 10 priority off-road vehicle (ORV) ramps open at 6:30 a.m., starting Aug. 1. (NPS photo)

 

June 30, 2022 | Issue 94 | Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Cape Chronicle newsletter

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  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s 10 priority off-road vehicle (ORV) ramps open at 6:30 a.m., starting Aug. 1. All other designated ocean-side ORV ramps open at 7 a.m. Priority ramps are ramps 2, 4, 25, 27, 43, 44, 48, 49, 70 and 72. While night driving restrictions are in place, all ORVs must be off ocean-side beaches by 9 p.m. Restrictions on driving after 9 p.m. will start to be lifted Sept. 15, if there are no sea turtle nests remaining along an ORV route. To check the status of ORV routes, visit go.nps.gov/beachaccess.

 

  • Wright Brothers National Memorial is proud to welcome Dr. J. “Bob” Balaram, of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, to help celebrate National Aviation Day on Aug. 19 and 20, 2022. Dr. Balaram is the originator of the concept that became NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, and served as its chief engineer during its development, test and operations. Dr. Balaram’s presentations are scheduled for 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Aug. 19 (fee-free day) and 20. Additionally, a special evening program is scheduled for 8 p.m. Aug. 19. [News Release]

 

 

  • The N.C. Department of Transportation opened the Rodanthe Bridge yesterday.

 

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