NCDOT Awards Contract for Ocracoke Sandbag Replacement

By on February 28, 2024

North end of Ocracoke Island on February 21. (Photo credit: NCDOT NC12)

‚Äč The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded an emergency contract to replace and repair sandbags along N.C. 12 on Ocracoke Island.

The $489,000 contract was awarded to Barnhill Contracting of Rocky Mount.

The work involves replacing approximately 800 sandbags that were damaged or displaced during recent storms and restoring the protective barrier between N.C. 12 and the Atlantic Ocean on the northern end of Ocracoke Island.

Barnhill plans to begin work on March 4. Single lane closures will be in effect while the sandbag replacement is taking place.

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