The Oregon Inlet was formed in the mid-1800’s after a strong hurricane separated one island into two. The Oregon, one of the ships that survived the storm was afloat in the Pamlico Sound at the time. After the storm, the crew headed for shore and told mainlanders of the breach. It became known as the Oregon Inlet.
The Herbert C. Bonner bridge in the background is now set to be replaced by another bridge running parallel to that one at an estimated cost of just under $200,000,000. This is one of three bridges scheduled to be constructed in the area to accommodate the 1,000,000 tourists who visit The Outer Banks annually. To help pay for construction costs, it has been decided that all three will be toll bridges.
Just joshing you about the tolls. Come on!
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I never wanted to set the world on fire. So I never had to burn any bridges behind me.
Jeff Bridges wants you to take it easy, man.