The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has announced that the newly installed red lights at the intersection of Highway 64 and Highway 69 in Hayesville will be activated on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, starting at 9:30 am.
Motorists in the area are advised to anticipate travel delays, as all vehicle traffic on Highway 64 and Highway 69 will come to a complete stop at the intersection in ten-minute intervals. This intermittent traffic stoppage is expected to last for approximately 30 minutes to one hour, facilitating the final touches on the installation of the new traffic lights.
For the safety of all travelers, the NCDOT urges caution when passing through the work zone and recommends considering alternate routes during the specified time frame. The Department appreciates the public's cooperation and understanding as they work to enhance traffic management at this critical intersection.
Local authorities will be present to assist with traffic control and ensure the smooth transition to the new traffic control measures. The NCDOT aims to minimize disruptions as much as possible while ensuring the efficient functioning of the new traffic lights.
Drivers are encouraged to plan their routes accordingly and stay informed about any updates or changes related to this traffic advisory. The NCDOT appreciates the community's patience and cooperation during this essential infrastructure improvement.