Beginning Monday morning December 30, 2013, and continuing for a four week period, Blue Ridge Parkway maintenance personnel will be conducting cutting operations along the roadside. During this time, both lanes of the Parkway in this section will be closed to all activity (cars, bicycles, and hikers) for the safety of the maintenance workers as well as Parkway visitors.
Affected sections will close at approximately 7:00 a.m. each weekday and re-open daily about 4:30 p.m. Those who normally commute on the Parkway may want find alternate routes. Closures are currently scheduled to occur on these dates:
· From Milepost 120 to Milepost 136 (Bent Mountain Area): December 30, 2013 – January 10, 2014
· From Milepost 112 to Milepost 121 (Route 24 – Route 220):January 13, 2014 – January 24, 2014
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