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Flooding Problems On Roads To Continue – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 12/4/2020 at 4:08pm

The N.C. Department of Transportation plans to fix the landside on Cascade Lake Road on Dec. 7. (Times photo by Alex Perri)

(This story has been updated.)

In the rainiest county in North Carolina, road conditions are notoriously dangerous after large storms, and conditions are only expected to worsen as increasing development and climate change cause more roads to flood, more frequently and for a longer period of time.

The N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) has plans to repair one recent road landslide on Cascade Lake Road after October's Hurricane Zeta caused a massive washout that left the route impassable, but plans to raise the elevation of other roads that frequently flood in Transylvania County are...

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