Town of Oak Island rolls out ‘Mobi-Mats’ for wheelchair beach accessibility

The Mobi-mats assist with on-beach accessibility for wheelchairs and those with limited mobility.
File photo of similar wheelchair accessibility mats (Photo: Kevin Murphy)

OAK ISLAND, NC (WWAY) –The Beach Access Locations listed below provide handicap-reserved parking and rollout Mobi-mats.

The Mobi-mats assist with on-beach accessibility for wheelchairs and those with limited mobility.

The Town currently has 10 Beach Access Locations with Mobi-mats installed, at the following:

  • Oak Island Pier (705 Ocean Drive): 75 ft.
  • 801 Ocean Event Center (801 Ocean Drive): 35 ft.
  • SE 74th Street: 75 ft.
  • SE 70th Street: 75 ft.
  • SE 55th Street: 75 ft.
  • SE 40th Street: 150 ft.
  • 25th Place East: 150 ft.
  • 10th Place West: 80 ft.
  • 27th Place West: 75 ft.
  • 57th Place West: 150 ft.

These mats are provided by a combination of efforts from the Town of Oak Island and the Oak Island Beach Preservation Society through a generous grant from the Oak Island Elks Club.

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