Monday Oct 10
4:30pm – Tractor trailer accident on 421 at the bottom of Wilkes mountain. The truck is off the road and on fire per reports. Expect delays in that area.
Starting at 6pm traffic on 221 north from 421 south to Cranberry Springs Rd will be closed. For more information see this link.
Tuesday Oct 11
Construction operations continue today on 321 in Blowing Rock with lane closures/flagging operations currently scheduled between Rocky Knob Rd and Cone Orchard Ln. Motorists are advised to slow down, remain alert and to expect delays in this area of the project. Various other operations not impacting traffic are also continuing today.
10:34am – 221 is back open.
Wednesday Oct 12
Clearing operations, for a tractor/trailer wreck earlier in the week, on 421 S at Wilkes/Watauga line expected to go on through the morning. If going to Wilkes, plan for delays. Trucks are being routed through Jefferson and NC-16. There will be a delay for all drivers.
9am – Expect continue delays on 105 between Broadstone Road and Foscoe due to wreck.
Construction operations continue today on 321 in Blowing Rock; however, no lane closures/flagging operations are currently scheduled. Various construction operations not impacting traffic are scheduled today – motorists are urged to slow down and remain alert to construction crews working alongside the roadway and to construction vehicles entering/exiting the roadway at various locations throughout the project.
10:05am – Continued backups on 105 near Shull’s Mill entrance due to morning accident. Crews are still working on cleanup.
11:20am – 105 near Shull’s Mill entrance is back open after morning wreck.
2:37pm – Clean up operations are continuing on 421/Wilkes Mtn due to wreck earlier this week. The road is closed until further notice. Don’t have a timetable as to when they might finish but do expect delays and detours heading off the mtn.
Thursday Oct 13
421 southbound on Wilkes Mtn is down to one lane. Clean up operations appear to be continuing again today so be aware of the possibility of delays.
Lane closures on 321 in Blowing Rock south of Green Park Inn. EXPECT DELAYS! Call 828 964 3260 for project info.
Friday Oct 14
Construction operations continue today on 321 in Blowing Rock with minimal impacts to traffic. Due to anticipated high volumes of traffic for several High Country events this weekend and with Fall foliage traffic volumes, no lane closures are scheduled today or this weekend. Intermittent flagging operations are currently scheduled this morning on Rocky Knob Rd and US 321 at Rocky Knob Rd for paving. These operations are necessary in order to assist vehicles entering/exiting Rocky Knob Rd and will have minimal impact to traffic traveling on US 321. Various other construction operations not impacting traffic are scheduled today as well. As always, motorists are urged to slow down and remain alert to construction crews working alongside the roadway and to construction vehicles entering/exiting the roadway at various locations throughout the project.