North Carolina Oregon Inlet Artificial Reef Deployments

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The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries will be conducting bridge material deployments at several artificial reefs located offshore of Oregon Inlet.

Reef material will be deployed from a barge and tugboat, which will have limited maneuverability while offloading.

Deployments will occur over the next 12 months.

The following artificial reefs will receive bridge material deployments:

  • AR-130 (36° 00.296’N, 75° 31.957’W)
  • AR-140 (35° 56.718’N, 75° 31.965’W)
  • AR-145 (35° 54.017’N, 75° 23.883’W)
  • AR-160 (35° 43.888’N, 75° 26.771’W)

For more information, contact Jordan Byrum with the Division’s Artificial Reef Program at 252-808-8036.

source: U.S Coast Guard 5th District Local Notice to Mariners

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