Coast Guard North Carolina continues to assess Hurricane Florence damage

Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Harrison clears a road entrance to allow electric company personnel access to downed power lines in the vicinity of Lumber State Park, North Carolina, Sept.17, 2018. The Coast Guard is assisting state and local emergency operation centers in assessing and rebuilding infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Florence. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Harrison clears a road entrance to allow electric company personnel access to downed power lines in the vicinity of Lumber State Park, North Carolina, Sept.17, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

ELIZABETH CITY, NC. — Coast Guard air and surface crews have rescued 1,103 people and 419 pets since Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday.

Working with local county partners, Coast Guard crews were able to help assess and clear 765 miles of road, assess 23 bridges, and 14 dams.

The ports of Wilmington and Morehead City are open with restrictions as port reconstitution operations continue. Port assessments identified more than 100 aids-to-navigation discrepancies, 24 were corrected.

The Coast Guard urges mariners to report any waterway discrepancies to Coast Guard Sector North Carolina at 919-722-4873.

Please check with your local emergency operation centers and state websites for updates on road conditions.

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