Portion Of Poplar Grove Road To Be Closed Sept 5-7, 2017

A portion of Poplar Grove Road will be closed during the first week of September for drainage improvements. Kevin Whittington, Watauga County Maintenance Engineer, informs WataugaOnline.com that the roadway will … Read more

Howard Street Project In Boone Enters New Phase

The Town of Boone Has announced that it will soon be moving into the construction drawings phase for the Howard Street project. This phase of the project, which includes enhancements … Read more

Town of Boone To Begin Work On Howard Street Project

In November 2015, the Town of Boone selected and approved the contract for John Davenport Engineering, Inc. to develop construction plans, and provide construction administration and inspection for the proposed … Read more

Emory Greer Road Back Open After Bridge Project

Emory Greer Road is fully open after being closed since June 2 for a bridge replacement. The bridge was originally built in 1957. Bridge work complete. Photo: David Hill  Photo:Kenneth … Read more

Bridge Replacement On Beaver Dam Road

On Monday, June 16, the N.C. Department of Transportation will begin replacing a bridge on Beaver Dam Road over Little Beaver Dam Creek in Watauga County. During construction, a portion … Read more

BrownWood Road Bridge Work, Detour Planned

Starting March 24 at 8am a portion of BrownWood Road will be closed as NCDOT crews work on a bridge near highway 421. The Watauga NCDOT Bridge Maintenance Unit will … Read more

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Milepost 270-281

A section of the Blue Ridge Parkway from Milepost 270 to Milepost 281 will close on November 6, 2013, in order to make repairs to a bridge that crosses Highway … Read more

August 2013 Public Hearing To Name/Rename Roads

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at 6:00 P.M. in the Commissioners’ Boardroom located in the Watauga County Administration Building at 814 … Read more

Powderhorn Mountain Road Washout

Due to heavy rains over the weekend the main gate to Powderhorn Mountain in Triplett is closed due to the road washing out. Jeff Eason, with The Blowing Rocket Newspaper, … Read more

DOT Working On July 2013 Flood Damage

NCDOT will be working ,or are currently working, on the following roads in Watauga County to repair flood damage: NC88 – small sink hole were water washed around a pipe … Read more

Wilson Drive Roadwork

*Per facebook reports on Friday Dec 14 the whole area around the mall is congested again today* Thursday Dec 13 Delays on Wilson Drive (heading toward the mall) due to … 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

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

No Go On Chestnut Street Connector

*Story from Watauga Democrat, September 27, 2012* Concluding that the project would be too expensive, the town of Boone announced on Thursday that it has decided not to construct a … Read more

Interstate 40/77 Interchange In Statesville Work

Motorists traveling through Statesville along Interstate 40 and 77 will begin to see more work commencing on the I-40/77 interchange improvement project. N.C. Department of Transportation contractor Zachary Construction Corp. … Read more