August 22-26, 2016 Traffic Reports

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Monday August 22

Watauga, Ashe & Avery Schools return to school today. Be advised of heavy traffic in school zones and buses on the roads.

Continued work on Blowing Rock Road near the Post Office for the new intersection. Expect heavy traffic congestion in that area.

Construction operations continue today on 321 in Blowing Rock with various moderate to significant impacts to traffic. A lane closure for northbound traffic from Sunset Dr to Tanger Outlets remains in place in order for crews to continue rock wall enhancements near Cliff Dwellers Inn. A lane closure for southbound traffic in this same area will be in place for sidewalk work. Additionally, there may be flagging on Sunset Dr for concrete driveway work at Glenwood Office Complex and at Citgo. Additional work today may include flagging/lane closures on US 321 Bus/N. Main St for curb/sidewalk/shoulder work.

4:14pm – Expect delays on 105 at Poplar Grove Road at the old Tomato Shack location due to accident involving vehicle and motorcycle.

4:30pm – Traffic will not be able to turn onto Poplar Grove Rd toward The Cottages for an undetermined amount of time due to accident.

4:48pm – Poplar Grove Rd at 105 toward The Cottages is back open.

4:57pm – Expect delays in the area of Maplewood Circle and 105 bypass for 3 vehicle accident.

 

Tuesday August 23

Continued work on Blowing Rock Road near the Post Office for the new intersection. Expect heavy traffic congestion in that area.

Wednesday August 24

Construction operations continue today on 321 in Blowing Rock with various moderate to significant impacts to traffic. A lane closure for northbound traffic from Sunset Dr to Tanger Outlets remains in place in order for crews to continue rock wall enhancements near Cliff Dwellers Inn. A lane closure for southbound traffic in this same area will be in place for sidewalk work. Additionally, there may be flagging on Sunset Dr for concrete driveway work at Glenwood Office Complex and at Citgo. And a lane closure with flagging is in place just south of Green Park Inn for storm drain work. This location will most likely present the most significant delays to motorists today. Various other construction operations not impacting travel will continue today as well.

Thursday August 25

Construction operations continue today on 321 in Blowing Rock with various moderate to significant impacts to traffic. A lane closure for northbound traffic from Sunset Dr to Tanger Outlets remains in place in order for crews to continue rock wall enhancements near Cliff Dwellers Inn. A lane closure for southbound traffic in this same area will be in place for sidewalk work. Additionally, there may be flagging on Sunset Dr for concrete driveway work at Glenwood Office Complex and at Citgo. And a lane closure with flagging is in place just south of Green Park Inn for storm drain work. This location will most likely present the most significant delays to motorists today. Various other construction operations not impacting travel will continue today as well.

Friday August 26

Southbound lane closures on 321 in Blowing Rock from Tanger Outlets to Food Lion, on Sunset Dr and south of Rocky Knob Rd.

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