Asheville - Northfolk Southern railroad has scheduled repairs to crossings at several roads in Buncombe and McDowell County which necessitate temporary road closures.
The railroad company is closing two or three crossings per day depending on weather, equipment function and track availability to perform its maintenance.
According to Norfolk Southern, roads will be closed at the crossing only and detours will be posted directing traffic around the closures.
The following is a tentative schedule for public roads:
Old Lytle Cove Road in Swannonoa
Lytle Cove Road near Swannonoa
Ingles Avenue near Swannanoa
Blue Ridge Road in Black Mountain
Black Mountain Avenue in Black Mountain
Shumate Road near Black Mountain
Broadway Street (N.C. 9) in Black Mountain
Burgin Cove Road near Black Mountain
Yates Avenue near Black Mountain
Depot Avenue near Black Mountain
Orchard Street in Old Fort
Catawba Avenue in Old Fort
Contact Norfolk Southern at 1-800-946-4744 for more information.