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Blue Ridge Parkway Announces Road Advisory Due To Pending Storm

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Last Updated on October 1, 2015 1:43 pm

Based on recent and forecasted weather conditions and in the interest of visitor safety, the Blue Ridge Parkway is issuing a road advisory for the entire 469-mile route through Monday, October 5, 2015. Drivers are encouraged to use extreme caution and be aware of the potential for falling rocks and downed trees.

The Parkway requires driving with extra care due to its narrow road shoulders, steep grades, and numerous curves. Drivers must adhere to posted speed limits and be prepared to stop or turn around.

Visitors are encouraged to check the Parkway’s online Real Time Road Map, at http://www.nps.gov/maps/blri/road-closures/, for current conditions and closures affecting park roads. www.nps.gov.

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