ASHE COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A heavily-traveled roadway in Ashe County that has closed for most of Thursday has reopened.
Ashe County Emergency Management says a mudslide closed US 221 south near Laurel Ridge Road Thursday morning. Officials tweeted about the mudslide around 6 a.m. Thursday morning.
The incident closed both lanes on the roadway. The North Carolina Department of Transportation said a portion of the road had "fallen."
According to Ashe County Communications, US 221 has reopened but will close between Paul Goodman Road and Watertank Road at 8:30 a.m. Friday morning for road work.