The only way you’ll be able to cross the Bonner Bridge a couple years from now is if you’re underwater. The span is planned to be demolished in Fall of 2018 and the construction debris will be used to enhance four artificial reefs near Oregon Inlet. Today on the Down East Journal, how the Dare County project will benefit the environment and the economy.
Known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic, our coastline is littered with hundreds of shipwrecks that serve as habitat for fish and invertebrates, like sponges and soft corals. It’s what makes North Carolina a diving destination.