The construction of a safety enhancement wall along a stretch of Highway 421, just below the Watauga/Wilkes line, has started. The project is one mile … Read more
In early December the North Carolina Department of Transportation released its draft of the 10 year State Transportation Improvement Program, otherwise known as STIP. The … Read more
A public hearing has been scheduled to allow citizen comment on the naming of the Highway 421 Bridge over the South Fork of the New … Read more
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 … Read more
Monday Jan 7 8:30am – Wreck on Boone Mountain involving 5 vehicles near Brushy Fork Church. Traffic being re-routed in that area. 10:10am – All … Read more
8:30am – Wreck on Boone Mountain involving 5 vehicles near Brushy Fork Church. Traffic being re-routed in that area. 10:10am – All Cove Creek Fire … Read more
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 … Read more
Find road condition reports for Tuesday Oct 30 at 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 … Read more
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 … Read more
From Boone police- DOT is painting the roadway at 421 & New Market tonight. 194 N will be closed, detour will be New Market BLVD … Read more
A group of 13 municipalities from across the state are slated to receive assistance with bicycle and pedestrian planning, thanks to $390,000 in grants awarded … Read more
With so much work continuing in the High Country here is a brief recap of the major projects occuring. –Progress continues with paving operations on … Read more
Progress continues with paving operations on 421/King Street. An official with Blythe Construction tells WataugaRoads.com that paving operations should be done by Friday June 15, … Read more
105 Ext & 421 (heading south) a lane closed on 421 due to roadwork per Facebook reports.
Paving operations have started on 421/King Street. Expect congestion in that area. It’s projected to take about 2 weeks to finish pending the weather.
As reported here earlier this week paving is set to begin Monday on 421 in Boone. Here’s a Friday update from NCDOT Motorists can expect … Read more
Paving is set to begin on King Street/421 on Monday. A construction official tells WataugaRoads.com that paving is slated to start at Wood Circle (below … Read more
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 … Read more
The turning lanes at 105 ext/421 are blocked off due to median work.
NCDOT has announced that a portion of 421 in Boone will get bike lanes, after revisting the idea. The section from Hardin Street to Old … Read more
NCDOT Awards $3.6 Million for Resurfacing Projects in Avery and Watauga Counties Today NCDOT announced contracts to resurface 24.3 miles of road in Avery and … Read more
(High Country Press article by Jesse Wood, October 13) The North Carolina Board of Transportation met at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum last … Read more
(from a High Country Press article July 14) U.S. 421 Widening on Pace for October Completion Story by Anna Oakes Road widening construction that … Read more