Temporary Road Closure and Detour
This is to advise that beginning Monday, August 6, 2019 Laurel Branch Road will be closed to all through traffice from the intersection of Old US 64 and SR 1160 (Laurel Branch Road) to the intersection of Penlnad Indian Trial and SR 1160 (Laurel Branch Road). The closure of this section of Laurel Branch Road is necessary in order to do the grading and paving on Old US 64. We anticipate re-opening Laurel Branch Road to through traffic no later than August 17, 2019.
The detour route for local residents will be Old US 64 East to SR 1161 (Hot House Road). Turn on SR 1161 (Hot House Road) then right on Laurel Branch Road.
Road closure barricades will be placed on Old US 64 at the intersetion of Old US 64 and SR 1160 (Laurel Branch Road) and on Laurel Branch Road at the intersection of Laurel Branch Road and Penland Indian Trail.
The Department apologizes for any inconvenience this road closure and detour may create for the residents and commuters in this area of Clay County. All are encouraged to drive with caution and obey the posted speed limits. If there are any questions rearding this issue, please contact Mr. Ronald Woods or myself, 828-321-5061.
W. Trent Anderson, Resident Engineer