Officials for National Forests in North Carolina announced yesterday that utility maintenance is underway near Hwy 276 in the Pisgah Ranger District, and work may continue through March 31st.
As a result, sections of the following trails and roads may be closed at times between now and March 31st:
* Black Mountain Trail
* Art Loeb Trail between Davidson River Campground and the junction with the Estatoe Trail
* Buckhorn Gap Trail
* Avery Creek Trail
* Avery Creek Road
To ensure the continuity of electrical service for local residents, Progress Energy will fell a minimum number of trees along and around Hwy 276 in the Pisgah National Forest.
Activities affecting roads and trails will take place Monday - Friday; no felling of trees will occur on Saturdays or Sundays.