August 1-5, 2016 Traffic Reports

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Monday August 1

Various flagging/lane closures on 321 in Blowing Rock: Green Park Inn south, Sunset Dr north. Call 828 964 3260 for project info.

Continued slow going on 321/Blowing Rock Road due to new intersection construction at the Post Office. Allow extra travel time.

1:04pm – Expect delays on 105 near the bottom of Rock Crusher Hill. A dump truck is in a utility or power line, according to scanner dispatches.

1:23pm – Officials on the scene now say there will be significant delays on 105. Other routes are advised.

2:55pm – Boone Fire has cleared the scene of the downed line on 105.

Tuesday August 2

Various flagging/lane closures on 321 in Blowing Rock from Cone Orchard Rd to Tanger Outlets. Call 828 964 3260 for project info.

10am from NCDOT: UTILITY WORK IS ALSO IN PROGRESS TODAY ON US 221/US 321 BUSINESS FROM #US321 TO THE ENTRANCE OF CHETOLA. MOTORISTS CAN EXPECT SIGNIFICANT DELAYS ALONG THIS ROUTE AND ARE ENCOURAGED TO USE SUNSET DRIVE WHEN TRAVELING TO/FROM THE DOWNTOWN AREA!

Wednesday August 3

Northbound lane closure on 321 in Blowing Rock from Sunset Dr to Tanger Outlets. Call 828 964 3260 for project info.

105 southbound near Ingles down to one lane for driveway work.

Thursday August 4

12noon from NCDOT: DUE TO EXCESSIVE HEAVY RAINS SATURATING THE GROUND RESULTING IN SOFT ROADWAY SHOULDER CONDITIONS, LANE CLOSURES ARE BEING ACTIVATED ON #US321 JUST SOUTH OF GREEN PARK INN, FROM GREEN HILL ROAD TO CONE ORCHARD LANE, SOUTH OF BLOWING ROCK. MOTORISTS CAN EXPECT SIGNIFICANT DELAYS WHEN TRAVELING TO/THROUGH THIS AREA AND ARE ENCOURAGED TO LIMIT TRAVEL TO/THROUGH THIS AREA AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE TODAY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL TO/THROUGH THIS AREA, SLOW DOWN AND REMAIN ALERT FOR EQUIPMENT AND CREWS WORKING TO STABILIZE THIS AREA. REMAIN ALERT AND WATCH FOR FLAGMEN AS WELL.

Friday August 5

Limited construction operations today on 321 in Blowing Rock due to over night rains and current weather conditions. 828 964 3260

Expect continued delays in the areas of 105 near Ingles due to driveway/sidewalk construction in the southbound lanes and on Blowing Rock Road near the Post Office due to new intersection construction.

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