UPDATE: The closure was scheduled to end Nov. 4, but crews now will need until Nov. 8 to complete this project.
BOONE – The N.C. Department of Transportation is temporarily closing one northbound lane of U.S. 221 in Boone this week.
The closure is expected to last through Nov. 8 at 3 p.m.
Maintenance crews will be replacing a drainage structure during the closure.
Motorists are reminded to slow down and remain alert while approaching the work zone.