Water Line Relocation to take place on Monday, Dec. 3 as part of the U.S. 321 Widening Project in Blowing Rock Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Service will be interrupted starting at 9 a.m. for 4-6 hours

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation is working in coordination with the town of Blowing Rock to relocate a water line along U.S. 321 as part of the ongoing road widening project. The relocation work is scheduled to begin on Monday, Dec. 3, at 9 a.m. Some residents and businesses will see either low or no water pressure for four to six hours.

The Mayview area of Blowing Rock will be affected, including:

  • U.S. 221 from Main Street to Laurel Lane;
  • Jensen Drive;
  • The Cones residential area;
  • Green Street;
  • Laurel Lane; and
  • Wonderland Trail.

The town of Blowing rock will attempt to contact affected residents by phone before this work is conducted. The town’s sewer lines and vehicular traffic will not be affected. If the water line relocation operation must be rescheduled, it will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 5, starting at 9 a.m.

For more information or updates on the U.S. 321 road widening project, visit the project website . Follow project progress on the website or via Twitter (see @NCDOT_EastMTN and #US321). You also can view photos and video on the project’s website.

Call the project hotline at (828) 964-3260 to speak to an NCDOT representative during regular weekday business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

For real-time travel information on this project at any time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on Twitter. Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type “m.ncdot.gov” into the browser of your smartphone. Then, bookmark it to save for future reference. NCDOT Mobile is compatible with the iPhone, Android and some newer Blackberry phones.





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