While the curfew has expired as of 7 a.m. Monday, the City of New Bern remains under a state or emergency.

City residents returning to New Bern will find restricted access into the most heavily damaged areas of New Bern. See map.

The boundaries of the restricted areas may change over the course of the next several days to weeks depending on damage and cleanup efforts.

Control points will be established throughout the restricted area boundaries requiring residents and business owners to show proof of residency or business ownership before being granted access.

The attached map details the current restricted areas.

Craven County is still under a mandatory evacuation order due to inland rainfall causing potentially dangerous water levels in rivers and streams. Motorists traveling in and around New Bern should take extreme precaution in their travels.

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