FILE - This Nov. 19, 2012 file photo shows a North Carolina Department of Transportation worker jumping over running ocean water as he moves traffic cones on the damaged section of N.C.

 

              FILE - This Nov. 19, 2012 file photo shows a North Carolina Department of Transportation worker jumping over running ocean water as he moves traffic cones on the damaged section of N.C.
FILE - This Nov. 19, 2012 file photo shows a North Carolina Department of Transportation worker jumping over running ocean water as he moves traffic cones on the damaged section of N.C. highway 12 just north of the Mirlo Beach area in Rodanthe on Hatteras Island, N.C. Extreme weather is a growing threat to the nation’s lifelines _ its roads, bridges, railways, airports and transit systems _ leaving states and cities trying to come to terms with a new normal. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot,Steve Earley, File) MAGS OUT