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US appeals panel reverses Outer Banks bridge work
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:53pm.

A unanimous federal appeals court panel is overturning North Carolina's plans to save money by simply replacing a crucial Outer Banks bridge while chunks of the island where traffic passes is threatened by rising waves.

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Emergency declaration issued for Bonner Bridge
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/05/2013 - 1:42pm.

North Carolina's governor has declared an emergency at the Bonner Bridge, which state officials have closed because they say it's unsafe.

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Transportation secretary blames environmentalists for bridge woes
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/04/2013 - 4:55pm.

NC Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata says efforts to block construction of a replacement for the Bonner Bridge are to blame for the current problems.

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Chunk of concrete falls from Bonner Bridge
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 9:46pm.

A chunk of concrete has fallen from a portion of the Bonner Bridge, a day after a judge approved plans for a parallel span to replace the only link between the Outer Banks and the North Carolina mainland.

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Groups want their Outer Banks bridge appeal heard
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 10:32pm.

Conservation groups have asked a North Carolina trial judge to require that a state panel listen to their challenge of a permit needed to build a replacement Outer Banks bridge.

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NC asks judge to toss lawsuit on Bonner Bridge
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/07/2011 - 12:05pm.

The state Department of Transportation is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over the current plan to replace the deteriorating bridge connecting Hatteras Island to the rest of North Carolina's Outer Banks.

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NCDOT plans for likely closure of island lifeline
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 11:32am.

North Carolina transportation officials planning for the arrival of Hurricane Irene say they are prepared for damage to the main highway and bridge serving the Outer Banks.

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NC to proceed with plans for bridge
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/06/2011 - 12:55pm.

North Carolina's transportation department will proceed with plans to build a bridge connecting Hatteras Island to the northern Outer Banks despite a lawsuit filed by environmentalists to halt the process.

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