The Herbert C. Bonner Bridge across Oregon Inlet opened in 1963. You can read more about the bridge here: https://www.outerbanks.com/herbert-c-bonner-bridge.html.
As most of our readers know, the Bonner Bridge, which is now more than a half century old, is in the process of being replaced. For our readers, especially those who have not yet seen the impressive construction project, here is a recent update from Dare County (if the video does not appear, you can access it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71lcD-fbuNM.):
If you have ever wondered how the street you live on or vacation on got
its name, or are just curious about other street names, take a look at
this month's Ocracoke Newsletter. We have compiled a list of every official street in Ocracoke village,
along with one or more paragraphs explaining how they came to be named.
You can read the Newsletter here.