According to the NC DOT King Street near the intersection of Coffey St will see maintenance starting Tuesday May 17th and Wednesday May 18th.

The DOT will be replacing a storm water pipe which will affect traffic. The construction project will cause both lanes of the road to close between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. Maintenance plans to detour through traffic via Poplar Grove Connector, Poplar Grove/River Street and Hardin Street. Community members can call Watauga Maintenance at (828) 268-6040 for questions or concerns.