Storm causes N.C. transportation officials to suspend six ferry routes


RALEIGH, N.C. (WAVY) — According to N.C. Department of Transportation, the decision has been made to suspend six ferry routes.

At 8 a.m. on Saturday, officials cited heavy wind and rain as the reason for the route suspensions.

Those suspended ferry routes include to and from Ocracoke Island, and the Currituck-Knotts Island, Southport-Fort Fisher and Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach ferries.

The Aurora-Bayview ferry is continuing to run on its normal schedule.

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