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NC 12 four-wheel drive access closed due to overwash

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RALEIGH – Four-wheel drive access on Pea Island along N.C. 12 is closed this morning due to overwash on the roadway caused by high tide. It will remain closed until the water recedes and crews have the chance to assess any possible damage to the temporary roadway.

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