The NC Department of Transportation recently notified the public that US-64 will be closed beginning Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to ALL through traffic from the intersection of Buck Creek Road to the entrance of Brush Creek Drive in Highlands.
The closure to all through traffic on this section of US-64 is necessary to repair and maintain a damaged section of guardrail. DoT anticipates re-opening US-64 to through traffic no later than Thursday, Oct. 1.
The detour routes for through traffic for both east and west bound directions will be Buck Creek Road (SR 1538) to US-64.
Road closure barricades will be placed on US-64 E at the intersection of Buck Creek Road and US-64 W at the entrance to Brush Creek Drive.
The DoT apologizes for any inconvenience this road closure and detour may create for the residents and commuters in this area of Macon County.
All are encouraged to drive with caution and obey the posted speed limits. With questions regarding this issue, please contact 828.321.4105.
Article courtesy of NC Department of Transportation