Highway improvement plans to be made near HCC
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation is preparing to make safety improvements to the intersection of U.S. 19/23 at Jones Cove Road near Haywood Community College in Haywood County. Construction is expected to start in October.
The project will include installing a raised concrete median to restrict turning movements from side streets. This improvement is being made to reduce the number of crashes at the intersection and streamline traffic flow.
When the project is complete, vehicles traveling on Jones Cove Road will not be able to continue straight through the U.S. 19/23 intersection. Vehicles traveling north on Jones Cove Road from Haywood Community College will be able to turn right on U.S. 19/23 East toward Clyde or left to U.S. 74, and vehicles traveling south on Jones ...