BUXTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on power loss on two North Carolina islands (all times local):10:55 a.m.The construction company that acknowledged cutting an electric transmission cable that provides power to two North Carolina islands is digging at the site to determine the extent of the damage.PCL Construction, which is building a new bridge between the Outer Banks and the mainland, said it accidently drove a steel casing into the underground transmission cable on the south side of Oregon Inlet on Thursday.Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative said its crews worked through the night to provide intermittent power from a nearby diesel generating plant and two portable generators.
NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
APRIL 17, 2013
NYS DOS ID#
NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2013 - NORTH ISLAND CONSTRUCTION, INC.
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An estimated 10,000 tourists face a noon deadline Friday for evacuating an island on North Carolina's Outer Banks after a construction company caused a power outage, leaving people searching for a place to eat, stay cool or to resume interrupted vacations.The Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative said in a news release Thursday that PCL Construction told the utility it had driven a steel casing into an electric transmission cable while working on the new Bonner Bridge on the state's coast, inadvertently cutting off power to Ocracoke and Hatteras islands.Officials ordered a mandatory evacuation for all visitors on Ocracoke Island effective at 5 p.m. Thursday.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carloads of tourists rolled in, stores stocked seafood counters and kitchen workers chopped vegetables Friday as two North Carolina islands reopened to visitors after a weeklong power outage at the height of vacation season.To the south on Ocracoke Island, the kitchen staff at the Back Porch Restaurant was busy chopping vegetables and doing other prep work ahead of a Saturday reopening.[...] about 100 people attended a meeting Friday for business owners to begin tallying losses on Ocracoke Island, which is in Hyde County.Shumate said the county attorney will be leading negotiations to recoup business losses from the construction company that caused the accident, PCL Construction.Separately, those who had vacations cut short or canceled are working with property owners and travel insurance underwriters to try to recoup losses.PCL Construction spokeswoman Stephanie McCay said in an email that the company has started a claims process to offer assistance for those affected by the outage.
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BUXTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on power loss on two North Carolina islands (all times local):3:40 p.m.A high school science teacher will remember her first trip to a North Carolina island.Heather Earp and a group of teachers were attending a conference at Ocracoke Island when the power went out. She said the center had a generator to keep the conference going, although the individual guest rooms were without air conditioning.Ocracoke and Hatteras Islands went dark on Thursday when a construction company building a new bridge drove a steel casing into an underground transmission line.Earp planned ahead for her departure, which was hastened by a mandatory evacuation order.
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