Development of the southern half of the brand new bridge at Rodanthe had already reached properly into the Pamlico Sound in mid-July 2020. (Photograph: NCDOT)
RODANTHE, NC (AP) — An individual has died whereas engaged on a brand new bridge on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The Virginian-Pilot studies that the deadly damage occurred on Monday.
The bridge goes up over the Pamlico Sound in Rodanthe.
Tim Hass, spokesman for the North Carolina Division of Transportation, mentioned the worker labored for the venture contractor Flatiron Development. Particulars of what occurred weren’t instantly accessible.
The two.four mile lengthy bridge juts out from NC 12 in Pea Island Nationwide Wildlife Refuge over the water earlier than the village of Rodanthe. That a part of the street is commonly flooded with storm surge.
Development started two years in the past.
The bridge is anticipated to be accomplished subsequent 12 months.