RALEIGH, N.C. (WAVY) - The North Carolina Department of Transportation has announced the awarding of two contracts totaling more than $1 million to repair roads damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
According to NCDOT, a $893,297 contract was awarded to RPC COntracting to reconstruct a dune in Kitty Hawk and repair the pavement on NC 12.
A $186,293 contract was awarded to Carolina Bridge Co. to repair Bonner Bridge's tension cables. Work for this project began Monday.
Once a safe route is in place from south of the Bonner Bridge to Rodanthe, four-wheel drive access will be provided in one lane to access Rodanthe and other communities to the south.
Norfolk Police are investigating the cause of death for male found unconscious on the beach.
To ease holiday mailing, the Richmond District of the U.S. Postal Service is extending its Saturday window hours.
Free Christmas trees will be given to active-duty members of the military and their families Wednesday.