NCDOT 25% plan

NCDOT has completed what they term a 25% plan for the N. Highland Lake Road project (U-5887). They anticipate having a 75% plan available this May, and a 90% plan available in May 2020.

Greenville Highway (NC 225) is closed at Erkwood Drive/Shepherd Street until Sunday, March 17, at 7:00 a.m. for roundabout construction work.

From today's Times-News: ". . . In the period 1992-95 [Bob] Demartini, as Chairman, led the successful campaign to incorporate the Village of Flat Rock, forestalling its annexation by Hendersonville providing it local control over matters that previously had been the County's prerogatives. . ." Continue reading

Roundabout project

We have added information on the Erkwood Dr/Shepherd St/Greenville Hwy roundabout project (NCDOT U-5105) online. While this project is not inside the Village of Flat Rock limits, its proximity to the village and its effect on Greenville Highway traffic have significant ramifications for our community.

Residents have a chance to learn more about the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Draft 10-Year transportation plan for 2020-29 at open houses in Asheville and Sylva through March 1. The department unveiled its proposed funding and construction plan in January with more than 1,600 transportation projects across the state. The list for Division 13... Continue Reading →

Times-News story correction

Correction to today's Times-News article as confirmed by NCDOT via email to CLG: The N. Highland Lake Road project dates have NOT changed--the current schedule calls for right-of-way acquisition to begin June 2019 with construction to begin December 2020. Incorrect dates were reported at the Henderson County TAC meeting, which the Times-News article is based... Continue Reading →

Just confirmed by NCDOT via email to CLG, the new covered signs on Greenville Highway and N. Highland Lake Road are detour signs for the upcoming Erkwood/Shepherd St. roundabout construction.

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