Barge breaks loose, floats away to Avon Beach

DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — A barge working on the new Bonner Bridge broke loose and floated away to Avon Beach.

We’re told the broken barge didn’t hurt anyone or damage any property.

Dare County and NCDOT officials say another barge may have broken away from the work site, too.

Video courtesy Ryan Albaugh, volunteer with the Avon Volunteer Fire Department.