A sport fishing boat heads back in through Oregon Inlet after a day of fishing in this file photo from June 2000.  North Carolina’s preferred remedy to keep the Oregon Inlet open was authorized by Congress in 1970: a channel to be dredged 400 feet wide and 20 feet deep, protected by long, twin stone jetties and sand bypass system.
A sport fishing boat heads back in through Oregon Inlet after a day of fishing in this file photo from June 2000. North Carolina’s preferred remedy to keep the Oregon Inlet open was authorized by Congress in 1970: a channel to be dredged 400 feet wide and 20 feet deep, protected by long, twin stone jetties and sand bypass system. Staff file photo
A sport fishing boat heads back in through Oregon Inlet after a day of fishing in this file photo from June 2000. North Carolina’s preferred remedy to keep the Oregon Inlet open was authorized by Congress in 1970: a channel to be dredged 400 feet wide and 20 feet deep, protected by long, twin stone jetties and sand bypass system. Staff file photo

Road Worrier: Maybe wishful thinking will fix Oregon Inlet

August 11, 2014 05:01 PM

UPDATED August 12, 2014 01:58 AM

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