Dare County to Provide Free Hatteras Island Shuttle Service to The Wall That Heals

By on November 2, 2023

The Dare County Transportation Department and the Fessenden Center have announced that free shuttle service will be provided from Hatteras Island to The Wall That Heals during the exhibit’s four-day stay at the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head this month.

The Wall That Heals¬†is a traveling, three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., that tours the country. The free exhibit‚ÄĒwhich is hosted by the Dare County Veterans Advisory Council‚ÄĒwill be on display at the Soundside Event Site from Thursday, November 16, 2023 through Sunday, November 19, 2023 and open to the public 24 hours a day.

 

Shuttle Bus Trips:

The following shuttle trips have been scheduled for Hatteras Island residents on Thursday, November 16, 2023; Friday, November 17, 2023; and Saturday, November 18, 2023. Pre-registration is required by calling the Fessenden Center in Buxton at 252-475-5650.

Morning Bus Pickup Times:

Thursday, November 16, 2023; Friday, November 17, 2023; and Saturday, November 18, 2023 
  • 8 a.m., Fessenden Center (46830 N.C. Highway 12, Buxton, NC)
  • 8:30 a.m., Food Lion (41934 N.C. Highway 12, Avon, NC)
  • 9 a.m., Rodanthe Beach Access (23731 N.C. Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC)

The bus will arrive at The Wall That Heals at approximately 9:30 a.m. and depart The Wall That Heals at 11 a.m.

Afternoon Bus Pickup Times:

Thursday, November 16, 2023, Friday, November 17, 2023; and Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • 1 p.m., Fessenden Center (46830 N.C. Highway 12, Buxton, NC)
  • 1:30 p.m., Food Lion (41934 N.C. Highway 12, Avon, NC)
  • 2 p.m., Rodanthe Beach Access (23731 N.C. Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC)

The bus will arrive at The Wall That Heals at approximately 2:30 p.m. and depart The Wall That Heals at 4:30 p.m.

Space is limited, so please call the Fessenden Center at 252-475-5650 to make your reservation as early as possible. All Dare County residents and property owners can ride for free.

 

Wheelchair Accessible Van Trips:

The following handicap accessible trips have been scheduled for Hatteras Island residents on Thursday, November 16, 2023 and Friday, November 17, 2023. Pre-registration is required by calling the Dare County Transportation office at 252-475-5640, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pickup Times:

Thursday, November 16, 2023 and Friday, November 17, 2023
  • 9:30 a.m., Fessenden Center (46830 North Carolina Hwy 12, Buxton, NC)
  • 10 a.m., Food Lion (41934 North Carolina Hwy 12, Avon, NC)
  • 11 a.m., Rodanthe Beach Access (23731 N.C. Hwy. 12, Rodanthe, NC)

The van will arrive at The Wall That Heals at approximately 11:30 a.m. and depart The Wall That Heals at 2 p.m.

Veterans with a Dare County Veterans ID can ride for free. For non-veterans, the cost is $3 each way. For those who may require ambulatory/wheelchair assistance, caretakers ride for free.

Note: If you require a mobile aid such as a wheelchair, please contact the Dare County Transportation Department at 252-475-5640, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to coordinate wheelchair accessible transportation to The Wall That Heals.

 

 


BIDDER PRE-QUALIFICATION REQUEST:

Barnhill Building Group has been selected as the Construction Manager @ Risk by the College of the Albemarle and is seeking to pre-qualify construction trade contractors to submit bids for the furnishing labor, materials, equipment, and tools for the new College of The Albemarle – Allied Health Sciences Simulation Lab (COA Health Sciences) located in Elizabeth City, NC. Please note: Only subcontractors who have been prequalified by Barnhill will be able to submit a Bid.

The project consists of the new construction of a 38,000-sf, 2-story expansion to the existing Owens Health Sciences Center and will house classrooms, labs, and a simulation lab. The site is just over just over 4.5 acres and is located on an active campus. This new construction will be a steel structure with a brick and metal panel veneer, curtainwall, and storefront glazing with a PVC roof membrane.

Principal trade and specialty contractors are solicited for the following Bid Packages:

BP0100: General Trades

BP0105: Final Cleaning

BP0390: Turnkey Concrete

BP0400: Turnkey Masonry

BP0500: Structural Steel & Misc. Steel

BP0740: RooÔ¨Āng

BP0750: Metal Panels

BP0790: Caulking / Caulking

BP0800: Turnkey Doors/Frames/Hardware

BP0840: Glass & Glazing

BP0925: Drywall

BP0960: Resilient Flooring

BP0980: Acoustical Ceilings

BP0990: Painting & Wallcovering

BP1005: Toilet Specialties / Accessories / Division 10

BP1010: Signage

BP1098: Demountable Partitions

BP1230: Finish Carpentry and Casework

BP1250: Window Treatment

BP1400: Elevators

BP2100: Fire Protection

BP2200: Plumbing

BP2300: HVAC

BP2600: Turnkey Electrical

BP3100: Turnkey Sitework

BP3290: Landscaping

Packages may be added and/or deleted at the discretion of the Construction Manager. Historically underutilized business firms are encouraged to complete participation submittals.

HUB/MWBE OUTREACH MEETING: Barnhill Building Group will be conducting a HUB/MWBE Informational Session. You are encouraged to attend the following session to learn more about project participation opportunities available to you. These seminars will help to: Learn about project and scope; Inform and train Minority/HUB contractors in preparation for bidding this project; Assist in registration on the State of North Carolina Vendor link; Stimulate opportunities for Networking with other firms. Location and time TBD. Please visit our planroom at https://app.buildingconnected.com/public/54da832ce3edb5050017438b for more information.

Interested contractors should submit their completed prequalification submittals, by July 22, 2024, to Meredith Terrell at mterrell@barnhillcontracting.com or hardcopies can be mailed to Barnhill Contracting Company PO Box 31765 Raleigh, NC 27622 (4325 Pleasant Valley Road, NC 27612).


 



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