blue ridge parkway announces temporary road closures for maintenance from milepost 0 to 106
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Blue Ridge Parkway announces temporary road closures for maintenance from Milepost 0 to 106

Beginning Monday morning, March 16,  and continuing for approximately one month, Blue Ridge Parkway maintenance personnel will be conducting road shoulder and ditch cleaning operations according the following schedule.

Work Sections Dates Nearby Routes
Milepost 91 – 106 March 16 – 20, 2015 Between state routes 43/695 and US Highway 460

 

Milepost 66.3 – 76.4 March 30 – April 3, 2015 Between US Highway 501 and Apple Orchard

 

Milepost 0 – 2.2 April 6 – 8, 2015 Between US Highway 250 and Private Crossing

 

Specific information regarding daily closures in these work zones will be available on the Parkway’s Real Time Road Map, found atwww.nps.gov/maps/blri/road-closures/ . Within the work zone, both lanes of the Parkway will be closed to all activity (cars, bicycles, and hikers) to ensure the safety of the maintenance workers as well as Parkway visitors.

Affected sections will close at approximately 7:00 a.m. each weekday and re-open daily by 5:00 p.m. EST from Monday, March 16 to Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The road will be open on the weekend. Those who normally commute on the Parkway on Monday through Friday may want to find alternate routes.

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