Riggs quoted in News & Observer


Following severe damage from Hurricane Sandy, the N.C. DOT is making plans to rebuild sections of Hwy. 12 on the Outer Banks.

ECU geologist Stan Riggs has researched coastal rebuilding. In a Nov. 27 article in the News and Observer, Rigss said the DOT has no more room to build the highway, since the narrow strip of land continues to decrease in size.

Read the N&O story.

Read more about Riggs’ research on coastal rebuilding.