5 Buoys 244 OBW But the increasing road and boat traffic starting in the early 1980s was the cause for many road delays and a few frustrated locals, workers and vacationers! Southern Comfort 695 OBW Re/Max at the Beach operates a live Holden Beach web cam. Almost Heaven 1317 OBW Each print is numbered and signed by artist. View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place. All That Jazz 1331 OBW Holden Beach, originally settled before the American Revolution, extends east to west, from Lockwood’s Folly Inlet to the Shallotte Inlet. The second route takes you west of the bridge and down near the Holden Beach Pier with plenty of scenic pit-stops along the way. A Southern Breeze 373 OBW Phone: ShowNavisNCPhoneNumber(); Salty Pink Flamingo 603 OBW Mullet Over 761 Ocean Blvd. Quick Links The Bridge. For me, the views from the bridge is nothing short of a spiritual experience. A glance back in history often results in a deeper appreciation for modern times. It takes place at the Holden Beach Pavilion. Knot A Problem 229 OBW 11x14 watercolor print on 80lb paper. Contact Us Coral Relief 605 OBW Tide Times are EST (UTC -5.0hrs). Why all the accolades? Yachtsman 779 OBW More Details. Update: Fall 2017 – Helping the town of Holden Beach maintain three flowerbeds on the mainland side of the bridge is a requirement for HBBC so the bridge project could be approved by the town and by the state of NC. Recognitions include one of “38 Overall Best American Beaches” in National Geographic Traveler Magazine, “Top Ten Places to Buy a Second Home” in the Yahoo! Shore Thing 436 OBW The Holden Beach Police Department controls access to the, , Bridging the History Between Old and New: The Holden Beach Bridge, Understanding the Resort Real Estate Market from Every Perspective: Buyer, Seller, and Broker. Sea'z The Dream 1363 OBW Ocean Harmony 875 OBW, Unit B Holden Beach Webcams. Get ready for a fun time at Holden Beach! But many have discovered that the allure of Holden Beach waterfront is undeniable… And what a great introduction to the island from atop the one-of-a-kind vantage point of the Holden Beach Bridge! Construction began May 24, 2016. Peace And Quiet 1273 OBW Oasis 713 OBW Casa Del Mar 660 OBW More Details. Holden Beach, originally settled before the American Revolution, extends east to west, from Lockwood’s Folly Inlet to the Shallotte Inlet. Ocean Melody 875 OBW, Unit A Shore To Delight 1056 OBW Making Memories 1215 OBW Tapawingo 523 OBW If there is severe damage on Holden Beach, reentry may be strictly limited. Hotel California 646 OBW Sea Candi 192 Ocean Blvd West Brain Waves - 988 OBW Point Of Views 156 Sanddollar Holden Beach itself is considered a very pleasant family-oriented community that welcomes all visitors to explore its white sandy beaches and inhabiting sea turtles. A Sunspot II 593 OBW One More Time 557 OBW As the island was sprinkled with more and more beach cottages, the line of cars awaiting the ferry increased, especially on Sundays as weekenders were returning home to work. Sandy Claws 211 Brunswick Avenue West The bridge will be closed to all traffic when high winds (45 mph sustained) and heavy rain make travel dangerous. Pelicans Flight 613 OBW To reach the required vertical clearance over the main channel at Holden Beach, the bridge had to turn to allow enough room to tie it to the elevation on the island (otherwise, the slope would have been too steep intersecting with Ocean Blvd). 1 Family Beach" in American Profile. Holden Beach Webcams. Times of the bridge's closing and reopening will be publicized in the same manner as the evacuation information (newsletter, website, social media, local radio and TV stations), but please note that the bridge can be closed with no notice depending on the severity of weather conditions. Salty Kisses 559 OBW Signals 707 OBW Island Point 1335 OBW Big Deal 1207 OBW As the resort area of Holden Beach grew, so did the traffic crossing the waterway. a day. HOLDEN BEACH: 910-842-8686 CALABASH: 910-575-2200 OAK ISLAND: 910-278-1950 Check out our latest deals for your next stay at the beach. Go. Photographs from the time document the line of cars being backed up from the ferry, over the hill to Ocean Boulevard, and then down the Boulevard west one quarter of a mile. Specials. Find Property by Name Time Out 809 OBW In those early days, folks would cross the “creek” at low tide, often by mules and wagons or on a foot log at the location where the ferry road is today. Summer Breeze 1121 OBW Hosted by the Holden Beach Merchants Association, the 40th NC Festival by the Sea is a free weekend-long event. Cockle Shell 527 OBW By February of 1954, the island had grown to about 300 homes and had its own turnbridge — or turn-table bridge — which had been completed the year prior. Second Time Around 847 OBW Peace On The Beach 529 OBW Sea Glass Inn 979 OBW Shorely Blessed 932 OBW Coble Cottage 326 Serenity About Us Pelican Flight East 228 OBE There's plenty to see and do while on vacation in Holden Beach. © 2020 Hobbs Realty All rights reserved. Only properly identified personnel will be allowed access to the Island until the bridge is open to the public. The music ranges from beach music to jazz to oldies and some good old rock n’roll. Wave Watcher 1213 OBW Sea the View 1365 OBW O Say Can You Sea 1329 OBW More Details. Carolina Memories 1039 OBW A Beach Haven 411 OBW Abalone 839 OBW Holden Beach, originally settled before the American Revolution, extends east to west, from Lockwood’s Folly Inlet to the Shallotte Inlet. View Description. Ocean Palms 773 OBW, Unit A Turtle's Nest This bridge structure features compound curvature in horizontal alignment in order to accommodate rigorous geometrical constraints imposed by Intracoastal Waterway vertical clearance and alignment on existing NC 130. Coast is Clear 1351 OBW History was made as the new high-rise was dedicated with a short grand opening ceremony on May 13, 1986 by the Town of Holden Beach. Aloha 625 OBW Approximate latitude, longitude Shore To Please 1159 OBW Despite Hurricane Hazel’s ferocious arrival on Oct. 15, 1954, which demolished hundreds of homes and structures, the island continued to grow and was incorporated in 1969. Lobster Mobster 160 Greensboro Rollin' with the Tide 109 Strawflower The Last Resort 249 OBW Channel bents were designed with an integral fender system. Ferry Terminal, in the Hugh Morton Photographs and Films #P0081, copyright North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library. To reach the required vertical clearance over the main channel at Holden Beach, the bridge had to turn to allow enough room to tie it to the elevation on the island. Select a ride that is family friend or one that will challenge you; each promise to be memorable. For 32 years, that iconic bridge provided easier and safer access to the island and was used for evacuations as needed. The ferry operators were struggling to take care of the summer traffic, especially on weekends and holidays. Evidently, half the folks were waiting for the tide to roll in, while the others were waiting for it to go out. Bel Chateau 554 OBW But during the Civil War, the area between the island and Lockwood’s Folly Inlet actually became the final resting ground - or water - for several blockade runners and ships around 1864. Sea Life Differently 945 Holden Aces 513 OBW Heaven Sent 1285 OBW Knot At Work 179 OBW Sandlapper 941 OBW Boardwalk 645 OBW Dear Holden Beach fishing pier, Please seriously consider: -keeping your pier open at least until 10pm, especially on a Friday night, for out-of-towners who save and plan all year to come support your business and community! Carolina Belle 110 Strawflower Unit B Riley's Retreat 987 OBW It was a big deal to the communities on both sides of the waterway when, in June of 1984, construction started on the new high-rise steel and concrete bridge. Its 3.4 square mile area and eight-mile stretch has plenty of sand to go around with around 500 year-round residents and 2400 homes. Inn Da' Loose 795 OBW [CDATA[ Home Adventure 649 OBW // ]]>. Able II 817 OBW Spring Vacation Guide, and “One of America’s Top 10 Beaches” and the “No. Holden Beach Bridge: spans the ICW at Statute Mile 323, west of flashing daybeacon #51 33 55.010 North/078 16.044 West Fixed 65 feet of vertical clearance Share: Be the first to comment! Many folks marvel at the height and view of the curved bridge. It has that roller coaster feel to it as you travel up and over to the island. Bombay 697 OBW The South Brunswick Islands Rotary Club's second "SBI Three Bridge Tour" offers you a unique opportunity to traverse our county and cruise across the three featured bridges of Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, and Holden Beach. Fish and shrimp houses gradually appeared, too, on both sides of the ferry and on the island. Holden The Tradition 421 OBW Holden Beach itself is considered a very pleasant family-oriented community that welcomes all visitors to explore its white sandy beaches and inhabiting sea turtles. According to local lore, the men would fashion a hickory “jack stick” to pull the ferry along a metal cable strung across the ICW. To fully understand and value today’s Holden Beach Bridge, it’s helpful to journey through history a bit to the beginning days.