Duck Trail Improvements Continue

The additional sections of duck trail improvements are underway from Blue Heron south ~690 linear feet.  The Duck Trail in the areas between Martin Lane north and south to existing improvements are still closed as sections of permeable pavement are being installed and final grading has not yet been completed.  The area from Blue Heron […]

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Town Seeking Damage Assessment Volunteers

The Town of Duck is seeking volunteers to serve as members of a team assisting the community in assessing damage to buildings and structures resulting from significant storms. Following storms that cause significant damage to public and private property, the Town of Duck is required to prepare a preliminary damage assessment within 24 hours.  To […]

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Duck Town Council Adopts New Flood Insurance Rate Maps

The Duck Town Council adopted the revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) on May 20, 2020. The effective date of the new maps is June 19, 2020. The maps can be used for flood insurance rating purposes on or after the June 19, 2020 effective date. Although the FIRMs have been finalized by the federal […]

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Coastal Hazards Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment Completed by Western Carolina

In February 2020, Western Carolina University’s Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines completed a Coastal Hazards Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment for the Town of Duck, North Carolina. This assessment evaluated individual buildings and roads, allowing the Town to compare the vulnerability of individual assets to develop more detailed adaptation plans and strategies. The assessment focused […]

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Request for Qualifications: Coastal Engineering and Design Services

The Towns of Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, and Kill Devil Hills are requesting qualifications from coastal engineering/environmental firms for the provision of professional engineering consulting services for future beach renourishment and related shoreline management efforts for these four communities on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  Interested firms should download the Request for Qualifications […]

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