To better accommodate the volume of motorists traveling for the Easter holiday, the N.C. Department of Transportation is temporarily suspending lane closures along U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock. Any construction operations on the U.S. 321 widening project that could potentially impact motorists will also be avoided. The temporary lane closure suspension will begin Thursday, April 17, at 6 a.m. and continue through Monday, April 21, at 6 p.m. Crews from contractor Maymead, Inc. will be working on the project during some of this time, weather permitting, but that work won