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NPS repaving 25 miles of Blue Ridge Parkway

Twenty-five miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway in the Asheville area between Milepost 365 and 392, will be resurfaced with thin-lift asphalt beginning this week, National Park Service officials announced.

 

Within scheduled project areas, park visitors can expect full, two-lane night closures and single-lane day closures and delays. Due to high traffic volumes in the area of this project, night work may take place from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday-Friday, with full, two-lane closures from milepost 382.6 (just south of the US 70/Tunnel Road ramps) to 393.7 (just north of the N.C. 191/Brevard Road ramp).


Day work with single-lane traffic control will occur from milepost 365.5 to 382.0 work may take place from 30 minutes past sunrise to 30 minutes prior to sunset. Work from milepost 382.0 (Folk Art Center) to 393.7 (at the N.C. 191 ramp) is restricted to 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

The resurfacing project is expected to be complete by September of 2020. This project does not include a section of the parkway between Milepost 388.8 and 392 due to the ongoing I-26 bridge construction.