Over wash already present on NC highway

Raleigh, NC - RALEIGH, NC (WMBF) – One North Carolina highway is already seeing some over wash in advance of Hurricane Earl Thursday.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation received reports Thursday there was already some over wash on NC 12. Crews are currently working to push the water and sand off the roadway.

The road is still passable.

NCCOT said there is high likelihood more water and sand will be on the road during in the evening hours. There is equipment on standby on the highway ready to deploy as soon as it is safe to do so following the storm.

For more information, visit www.ncdot.gov or Twitter at twitter.com/NCDOT.

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