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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Pedestrian Plan Phase III Update- March 9, 2020

As we near completion of Phase 3 of the pedestrian/bicycle improvements through Duck Village, RPC Contracting is wrapping up its work on the project.  Over the past week, RPC conducted final grading and installed crosswalk markings across the intersections at Cook Drive, Dune Road, Sea Colony Drive, and Olde Duck Road.  Over the week of […]

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Pedestrian Plan Phase III Update- February 28, 2020

As we near completion of Phase 3 of the pedestrian/bicycle improvements through Duck Village, RPC Contracting is wrapping up its work on the project.  Over the past week, RPC finished the final grading of areas along the sidewalk.  During the first week of March, they plan to hydroseed the steeper banks along the sidewalk and […]

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FEMA flood maps effective June 19, 2020

Flooding is a natural occurrence during or after a storm event or heavy rain. Flooding can be dangerous and deadly. This annual community outreach is to help you understand the risks and responsibilities of living within or near a mapped, regulated floodplain.  The Town of Duck, along with the other five municipalities and Dare County, […]

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Pedestrian Plan Phase III Update- January 13, 2020

Over the past week, Millstone Marine Construction completed  the final retaining wall in the block between Cook Drive and Duck Deli.  This week, RPC Contracting will be regrading the area in front of this retaining wall and preparing the concrete forms for the stretch of sidewalk between Dune Road and Cook Drive.  Weather permitting, RPC […]

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