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Watauga Roads Still Closed Thursday AM: Watauga River, New River Heights and Roby Greene

imgresJan. 31, 2013. As of this morning, NCDOT is reporting that several roads are still closed.

–        Old Watauga River Road as of 7:24 a.m. – 

–        New River Heights Road as of 7:15 a.m.

–        Roby Greene Road as of 6:42 a.m.

Boone Police Department Dispatcher Kayla Trivette said of last night’s storm: “It was bad. A lot of cars were driving through water and stalling out and people were getting trapped in their vehicles.”

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She added that the worse of it took place in the Walmart area, Leola Street and Pride Drive and also Deerfield Road, which recently just opened up after a tractor trailer was blocking the road way 

Officials urge caution on Deerfield Road as the roadway is icy. 

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