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Traffic Alert Wednesday May 27 1:15pm – From Boone Police – The lights at 194 & 421 are currently malfunctioning. Straight through and right turns only. Please seek alternative routes.

Traffic Alert Thursday May 21 11:34 am – possible traffic delays in the area of 421 at the NC/TN stateline due to a wreck on the TN side.

Traffic Alert Tuesday May 12 3:35pm – multi-vehicle wreck – 105 bypass. Expect possible delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Friday April 17 8:41am – Wreck – area of 421/Boone Mountain in the area of Quality Plus. Expect some delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Wednesday April 15 3:34pm – Rollover single vehicle accident – area of Grandfather Road and 105 in Foscoe. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Wednesday March 25 3:51pm – Propane truck on fire in the area of Skateworld in Vilas. Expect major delays in that area as the road is expected to be closed.

Traffic Alert UPDATE Thursday March 12 1:12pm – Highway 321 at Kellersville Road is shut down due to a structure fire in the area.

Traffic Alert Thursday March 12th 1pm – Structure fire in the area of Kellersville Road and 321 North. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Wednesday March 11 5:41pm – Wreck – intersection of Old Shull's Mill Road and 105 south on the Clark Circle side. Rollover wreck – expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Wed March 4 12:20pm – stuck bus trying to enter Staples parking lot along 321. Expect some delays in that area. Photo submitted.

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Traffic Alert Wednesday March 4 9:11am – Wreck – area of highway 105 near the 105 bypass. Expect some slow down delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Tuesday March 3 10:14am – Rollover wreck – area of 321 and McGuire Road in Sugar Grove. Expect possible delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Tuesday March 3 – 9:32am – Wreck – 421 – Reported wreck in the area of the bridge on 421 near the intersection with Bamboo Road. Expect possible delays.

Traffic Alert Monday March 2 4:00pm – Wreck – Jeep over the embankment – Boone Mountain/421 near Quality Plus in Vilas. Expect possible delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Monday March 2 9:48am – Wreck – area of Boone Heights Drive and 321/Blowing Rock Road – Expect possible delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Friday Feb 28 6:25pm – multi-vehicle wreck – East King Street in the area of New Market Center. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Friday Feb 28 11:13am – Wreck – in front of Watauga Medical Center on Deerfield Road. Expect possible delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Wednesday Feb 26 5:24pm – 421 south traffic delays near Industrial Dr due to transfer truck losing part of load in road. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Wednesday Feb 26 8:25am – Wreck – 105 bypass in the area of Freedom Farm thrift shop. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Monday Feb 24 5:53pm – Head on collision in left left-turn lane at Highway 421 and 105 extension. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Thursday Feb 20 1:32pm – Multiple wrecks on 421 in Deep Gap. One at Monarch Lane and 421, another at Pine Run Road and 421.

Traffic Alert Thursday Feb 20 1:18pm – From Beech Mountain Police – The Beech Mountain Parkway is currently shut down to traffic due to an accident blocking the roadway. Emergency Services are responding at this time. We do not have an estimated time that the roadway will be reopened. Updates be posted as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience. Please use caution this snow event.

Traffic Alert Wed Feb 19 4:46pm – Wreck involving a pedestrian – in the area of Center Street & Rivers Street on ASU campus. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Wed Feb 19 4:10pm – Wreck – area of 321 south near the Boone town limits. Fire and Police on scene directing traffic as some lanes are closed. Use caution in the area.

Update Monday Feb 17 11:50am – According to scanner dispatch there was/is a transformer on fire on #AppState campus that has lead to power outages. Not totally sure which areas are impacted currently. Use caution when approaching traffic lights if they are out.

Traffic Alert – Monday Feb 17 11:45am – Some traffic lights in the area of New Market Center and 105 Ext are out, possibly other areas too. Use caution.

Traffic Alert Fri Feb 14 7:31am – Wreck – 1200 block of highway 421 North in Zionville. Scanner dispatch says there is ice in that area. Use caution and expect delays.


Traffic Alert 6:11 am Friday Feb 7 Wreck – 105 near Foscoe Fire Department. Expect possible delays in that area.


Update 2:37 pm The tree has been removed and traffic should be flowing again per scanner- Traffic Alert Sunday Feb 2 2:23 pm – Traffic stopped on 421 near the Watauga/Wilkes line due to reported tree down on power lines. Photo submitted.

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Traffic Alert Saturday February 1, 2020 9:47am – Wreck – rollover wreck 421 in the area of intersection of old 421/Blue Ridge Energy office. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Friday Jan 31, 2020 8:20am – Tractor-trailer stuck on Bamboo /Wilson's Ridge Road. Incoming reports says it’s jackknifed and lost half of the load in the highway. Expect possible road closure in that area. Photos submitted.

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Traffic Alert Thursday Jan 30 12:20pm – Wreck – In the area of the Convocation Center on ASU campus – Expect delays in the area.

Traffic Alert Thursday Jan 30 11:50am – Wreck – 105 & Broadstone Road – Expect delays in the area.

Traffic Alert Jan 21 4:53pm – Wreck – 105 near the entrance to Shull's Mill. Not totally clear on which entrance. Expect delays in the area.

UPDATE 9:17am – 105 in Foscoe is back open. Continue to use caution in the area.

UPDATE 9:03am. – 105 in Foscoe is still closed to traffic heading toward Avery due to multiple wrecks due to slick conditions.

Traffic Alert Jan 20 7:59am – Wreck – 105 in the area of the Water Wheel. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Jan 20 7:58am – Wreck – 105 Ext at the big light in Boone near BB&T. Expect delays in the area.

Traffic Alert Jan 20 6:32am. – Tractor trailer blocking 105 between Foscoe and Tynecastle

Traffic Alert 7:25am Jan 16, 2020 – Incoming report of 2 black cows wandering beside Parkway near the Aho exit. Use caution if you travel that route this morning.

Traffic Alert 6:05pm Tues Jan 14 – Wreck – 421 in area of intersection with 421 and old 421 near Blue Ridge Electric/Blue Ridge Energy. Expect delays in the area.


6:17am Wednesday January 8, 2020 – Wreck – 6700 block of Meat Camp Road – Expect delays in that area.

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