Oak Island Pier set to reopen Wednesday


OAK ISLAND, NC (WWAY) — It’s been two years since Hurricane Matthew. After being damaged during it, the Oak Island Pier is set to reopen this week.

The pier partially collapsed in the 2016 storm.

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The Town of Oak Island announced the pier will reopen to the public with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

An inspection on March 7, 2017 led to the pier needing to close, then less than a week later it closed to the public.