August 24-28, 2015 Traffic Reports/Conditions

Last Updated on August 24, 2015 9:07 am

Monday August 24

Starting today part of 321 Business in Blowing Rock will be closed with detours in place for a month. See this article for more information.

DOT performing shoulder maintenance 421 N at bottom of Brown Hill in Zionville Down 2 one lane.

1:23pm – 18 wheeler hung in the “S” curves on 194 South between Valle Crucis and the top of Valle Mountain/Matney. No time frame available as to when it will be cleared.

3:23pm – 194 south is back open fully.

3:31pm – 2 car accident at Bamboo Rd at Sunny Knoll Acres across from Bradford park. Fire and EMS in that area.

4:38pm – 3 vehicle accident on 105 near the 105 bypass red light.

Tuesday Aug 25

Flagging scheduled today on 321 in Blowing Rock at Ransom St, US 321 Bus south closed to thru traffic at US321. Call 828-964-3260 for info.

Wednesday Aug 26

Work taking place on 105/Rock Crusher Hill. Traffic lanes altered.

2:46pm – Wreck on Blowing Rock Road near Staples. Be advised of possible traffic congestion in that area.

Thursday Aug 27

Construction on Bamboo Rd near Mt. Vernon.

No flagging scheduled today on 321 in Blowing Rock, US 321 Bus south closed to thru traffic at US321.

Friday Aug 28

7:45am – Due to a broken down Tractor Trailer@King/College all East Bound traffic is be re-routed to College St, West Bound traffic is still flowing

Flagging/lane closure operations are currently scheduled today on 321 in Blowing Rock from Tanger Outlets to Food Lion Shopping Center for paving operations. SLOW DOWN, STAY ALERT and EXPECT DELAYS!! Stay alert to construction crews and equipment entering/exiting the work zone in this area. Flagging operations are also scheduled throughout the remainder of the project today from Norwood Circle to Blackberry Rd for pothole/pavement repair.

Stay alert to vehicles entering/exiting 321 and side roads as well as private and business driveways, from Norwood Circle to Food Lion Shopping Center, as ALL TRAFFIC remains in a temporary pattern on the future northbound lanes through this section of the project.

US 321 BUS SOUTH REMAINS CLOSED AT ITS INTERSECTION WITH US321/US 321 Bus South to through traffic at the intersection at 321 as construction crews continue working on many project items in this area including storm drainage systems, grading, paving, curb & gutter, etc. Detour route signing for through traffic and motorist heading into downtown Blowing Rock is posted along Sunset Dr. Access to all businesses and homes is available during this closure.

Traffic on 321 at 9am

Aug 28

3:30pm – Getting a report that 105 in Avery County from Tynecastle To Linville is closed due to a wreck. No other information known at this time.

3:56pm – per social media reports, 105 in Avery County will be shut down for quite a while due to accident. Expect detours and long delays.

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