Portion Of 194 Named Ed Yates Highway

On Friday (May 17,2013) community members, officials with NCDOT, and descendants of the Yates family gathered to officially dedicate a section of highway 194 to the late Ed Yates. Yates … Read more

Work On Area Roads Continue Due To May Flooding

NCDOT continues the process of repairing roads in the High Country due to the flooding on Monday May 6, 2013. Kevin Whittington, Watauga County maintenance engineer with the North Carolina … Read more

Boone Bypass Back In Discussions

The long discussed bypass around Boone is fresh on the minds of High Country officials once again. The idea has been tossed around for many years, but recently talk has … Read more

194 South Delays

6:08pm- 194 south at Wat/Avery line will be closed at least hour and half due to tractor trailer wreck/stuck

Tuesday Oct 30 Road Conditions

Find road condition reports for Tuesday Oct 30 at Tuesday Oct 30 Storm Reports

Tuesday Oct 30 Storm Reports

Tuesday Oct 30 Storm Reports from facebook, twitter, email & text 3:36pm – Videos by Jessica Vandett 3pm – Current Blue Ridge Electric power outages – Ashe 20, Watauga – … Read more

Monday Night Road Conditions

Road conditions all across the High Country have gone downhill since 5pm Monday evening. Check out the page Snow/Storm Reports For October Storm for pictures and facebook/twitter reports sent in … Read more

194 Paving

Paving began this morning on 194 from Valle Crucis to Matney. A worker with Maymead says they expect to be done by Saturday.

194 Redlight Removed

Getting facebook reports that the stoplight on 194 between Valle Crucis & Matney is gone. The detour between Matney & Banner Elk is still in place and will be for … Read more

Update On All Current Road Projects

Road construction around Watauga County is in full swing as a result of the mild winter of 2011-2012. Here is a full scale update on all the major road projects … Read more

194 Video Tour April 14

Below are two videos of 194 between Valle Crucis and Matney. Shot on Saturday April 14 this will give the viewer some idea of the progress being made on the … Read more

194 Paving

Paving is taking place this week on some sections of 194 between Valle Crucis and Matney. According to a worker with Maymead they are planning to be on the job … Read more

194 One Lane

194 in Valle Crucis down to one lane due to road bank clearing

New Section of 194 Open

Last week traffic was diverted onto the new section of hwy194 at Dutch Creek Road in Valle Crucis. A facebook report commented that it looks like DOT was preparing to … Read more

194 Traffic Light

Getting a report that the traffic lights on highway 194 between Valle Crucis and Matney are malfunctioning, crews on the way to fix.

Highway 194 Update

Here is the latest update from an official with NCDOT on both highway projects involving 194 from Valle Crucis to Banner Elk and Valle Crucis to Vilas. 194 from Valle … Read more

194 Road Work

Delays again today on 194 in Valle Crucis due to road work. We have been told that work on that road has to be done by Oct 15 for this … Read more

194 Valle Crucis to Matney/Banner Elk Update

As of this morning DOT opened one lane of highway 194, between Valle Crucis and Matney, with traffic flow being controlled by a traffic light. From a comment on our … Read more

194 update

194 between Valle Crucis and Matney/Banner Elk will not be open by the time school starts back on Wednesday. NCDOT closed a section of the road, from Tom Shook Road … Read more