321 Widening Project May 2013 Photos

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As work continues on highway 321 in Blowing Rock here are some pictures from NCDOT from May 2013.

See more pictures from 2012 & 2013 on the 321 Construction Photo page

Water line utility construction continues between Broyhill Home Furnishings and the Canyons restaurant on U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock. Photo:NCDOT Wall 32 construction continues between Samaritan’s Purse and Sunset Drive (the old Scotchman convenience store location) on U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock. Photo: NCDOT
Ramp construction has resumed below Cliff Dwellers Inn on U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock in preparation for drilling/blasting operations scheduled to resume on May 30, weather permitting.
Ramp construction has resumed below Cliff Dwellers Inn on U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock in preparation for drilling/blasting operations scheduled to resume on May 30, weather permitting.
Here is a view of waterline construction across U.S. 321 near Norwood Circle in Blowing Rock. Photo:NCDOT
Here is a view of waterline construction across U.S. 321 near Norwood Circle in Blowing Rock. Photo:NCDOT
With the structural phase of wall construction complete on walls 36 & 34 at Food Lion and Samaritan's Purse, the project moved to Wall 32, located between Samaritan's Purse and the old Scotchman variety store.
With the structural phase of wall construction complete on walls 36 & 34 at Food Lion and Samaritan’s Purse, the project moved to Wall 32, located between Samaritan’s Purse and the old Scotchman variety store. Photo:NCDOT
Silt removal and cleaning out ditches are part of the erosion control operations that required a lane closure on U.S. 321 Business near Chetola near the intersection of U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock. Photo:NCDOT
Silt removal and cleaning out ditches are part of the erosion control operations that required a lane closure on U.S. 321 Business near Chetola near the intersection of U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock. Photo:NCDOT
Proposed aesthetic wall treatment, including top of wall treatment, for various retaining walls on U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock. Photo:NCDOT
Proposed aesthetic wall treatment, including top of wall treatment, for various retaining walls on U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock. Photo:NCDOT
The structural phase of Wall 36 below the Food Lion on U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock nears completion. Photo:NCDOT Shotcrete operations on May 16, 2013 completing the structural construction phase of Wall 36 below the Food Lion on U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock. Photo:NCDOT
A backhoe sets up erosion control along the southern end of the U.S. 321 widening project in Blowing Rock after the early May storms. Photo:NCDOT
A backhoe sets up erosion control along the southern end of the U.S. 321 widening project in Blowing Rock after the early May storms. Photo:NCDOT
GPS devices are set up and utilized by U.S. 321 widening project subcontractor Vecellio & Grogan to communicate with project grading, excavation, and survey equipment. Photo:NCDOT
GPS devices are set up and utilized by U.S. 321 widening project subcontractor Vecellio & Grogan to communicate with project grading, excavation, and survey equipment. Photo:NCDOT
All grading, excavation and survey equipment used by Vecellio & Grogan on the U.S. 321 widening project is outfitted with on-board receivers and transmitters to enable digital communication, dramatically increasing efficiency and accuracy. Photo:NCDOT
All grading, excavation and survey equipment used by Vecellio & Grogan on the U.S. 321 widening project is outfitted with on-board receivers and transmitters to enable digital communication, dramatically increasing efficiency and accuracy. Photo:NCDOT
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