Dec. 22, 2014. Whether you’re spending Christmas vacation in the High Country or just passing through Blowing Rock, theN.C. Department of Transportation wants to make your travel a little easier this holiday season by limiting construction along the U.S. 321 widening project.
Lane closures will be suspended on U.S. 321 today through Friday, Jan. 2, at 6 p.m. You could see crews from project contractor Maymead, Inc. working on the project during some of this time. Those construction operations, however, won’t greatly impact traffic.
Motorists are reminded to stay alert, obey the speed limit and be mindful of any crews working along the road. The speed limit along the U.S. 321 corridor in Blowing Rock is 35 mph. The N.C. State Highway Patrol will monitor the area for violations.
For more information about the project, please call the project information line at 828-964-3260 from Monday through Friday, 8 am. to 5 p.m. The project information line will not be available December 24-26 or Jan. 1. You can also follow the project’s progress with regular updates on Twitter using the hashtag #US321.
For real-time travel information at any time, visit the Travel section of the NCDOT website, call 511, or follow NCDOT on Twitter. Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website.