Bonner Bridge construction underway

MANTEO, N.C. (WNCT) – Governor Pat McCrory announced Friday that utility work necessary to begin construction of the new Bonner Bridge replacement is underway.

The Herbert C. Bonner Bridge is on N.C. 12 over the Oregon Inlet in Dare County and has been in service since 1963.

The replacement is expected to coast around $216m. The 3 1/2 mile bridge is expected to take approximately 3 years to construct.

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