September 3, 2011 7:57 PM

Quick fix will restore main Outer Banks highway in a month

A temporary manufactured bridge will be installed across the largest breach at Hatteras Island, restoring traffic on N.C. 12 within a month, Gov. Bev Perdue announced Friday. Hatteras Island has been cut off from the mainland since Hurricane Irene's storm surge washed out big chunks of the highway a week ago.

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