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Traffic Alert Saturday Oct 17 5:42am – Wilson’s Ridge Road is currently blocked by a tractor trailer stuck in the curve near Ravens Ridge Circle. Avoid the area this morning and use an alternate route.

Traffic Alert October 14, 2020 6:44am- Rollover Wreck – area of 194 at Meat Camp dumpster site. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert October 2, 2020 5pm – Wreck – area of 105 at Water Wheel – Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert October 2, 2020 5pm – Wreck – area of 321 at Cove Creek Store – Expect delays in that area.

Thursday Sept 17 5:07pm Vehicle accident 105 outbound in vicinity of Jeep dealership. Two lanes blocked. Huge delays outbound from Boone. Traffic backed up to big light.

Traffic Alert Thursday September 17 9:58am – avoid Wilson’s Ridge, tractor-trailer, possibly two, stuck.

Traffic Alert Tuesday September 15- Allow extra travel time on 105 coming into Boone. Continued sidewalk construction causing backups.

‪‪Traffic Alert Wednesday September 9 12:39pm – Allow extra travel time on 105 in Boone. Continued sidewalk construction causing backups.

Traffic Alert Wednesday September 2 10:41am – Wreck – area of 105 at Foscoe Fire Dept. Expect delays.

Update 5:44pm – 105 at Calloway Road is back open. Traffic Alert Tuesday September 1 5:09pm – Wreck – area of 105 and Calloway Road in Foscoe. Expect major delays as the road will be shut down.

Traffic Alert Thursday Aug 27 4:18pm – Wreck – 105 in the area of Oil Exchange. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Wed Aug 26 1:20pm – Allow extra travel time on 105 inbound to Boone. Sidewalk construction near the old WHS entrance has one lane closed off.

Traffic Alert Friday Aug 14 2:14pm -Wreck – area of 105 bypass and 421. Expect delays in that area.

‪Traffic Alert Friday Aug 14 2:00pm – CLOSED southbound lanes of 421 near Watauga/Wilkes line due to dump truck rollover. 2:11pm UPDATE – Officials on scene are working route traffic on Highway 421 around the accident scene. 3:14pm UPDATE – southbound traffic is still being merged into one lane. Officials say it will be a couple of hours before both lanes are fully open. 8pm – 421 at Watauga/Wilkes line is back open. ‬

Traffic Alert Friday Aug 7 3:42pm – Wreck – area of 105 at Maymead Plant – car over the bank with pin-in. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Tuesday Aug 4 4:03pm – Wreck – highway 321 in the area of Hubert Thomas Road & Rush Branch Road – head on collusion – Expect major delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Monday Aug 3 2:29pm – Tree down across one lane of 105 heading towards Foscoe area, just past the Broadstone bridge. Expect delays in that area. Photo: Navin Johnson

Traffic Alerts

Traffic Alert Saturday Aug 1 2:14pm-Motor Vehicle Accident Highway 421 South near the Wilkes County line.

Traffic Alert Saturday Aug 1 2:10pm- Incoming report of tractor trailer breakdown on Rock Crusher just past Vulcan. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Saturday Aug 1 2:08pm – Incoming report of vehicle fire at one of the entrances to Shulls Mill off 105. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Friday July 31 6:55am – Wreck- area of 421 in Deep Gap near Laurel Springs Church heading toward Boone. Expect possible delays.

Traffic Alert Thursday July 30 10:23am – Wreck on 105 at Clark's Creek intersection. Dump truck/trash truck vs car. Expect extended delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Friday July 24 3pm – Wreck on hwy 105 near water wheel. Expect delays.

Traffic Alert Wed July 22 5:23pm – Medical situation involving a motorist on 421 near Landfill Road. Expect delays in that area.

Bridge Maintenance on State Farm Road, Closures to occur. Learn more here.

Traffic Alert Monday July 13 3:44pm – Wreck – 421 at 194 intersection in Vilas, car vs motorcycle. Expect delays.

Traffic Alert Monday June 29 6:08pm – Wreck – 421 in the area of the red light near Bamboo Road near the Landfill Road. One lane southbound. Expect delays.


NOTE for the time period late March to early to mid June – due to COVID-19 restrictions, both county wide and state wide, motorists traffic has decreased largely. Traffic Alerts are still being posted when necessary.


UPDATE – ‪From Boone Police – US Hwy 421 S will be closed between Industial Park Dr and Yosef Dr for an accident. Expect delays and avoid the area if possible.‬ Traffic Alert Monday June 15 5:19 pm – Multi-vehicle wreck – 421 in the area of Modern Toyota. Expect delays in that area.

Traffic Alert Wednesday June 10 7:11am – rollover accident on Hwy 194 near the Blue Ridge Energy substation this morning. Avoid the area if possible.


Past traffic alerts can be found at this link.

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