ASHE COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A mudslide closed a heavily-traveled roadway in Ashe County Thursday morning.
Ashe County Emergency Management says the mudslide closed US 221 south near Laurel Ridge Road. Officials tweeted about the mudslide around 6 a.m.
The incident closed both lanes on the roadway. The North Carolina Department of Transportation said a portion of the road had "fallen."
The road is expected to reopen around 5 p.m.