Madison Co. highway reopens after rock slide

(From: Madison County 911)
(From: Madison County 911)

MADISON CO., NC (WSPA) – A rock slide shut down a stretch of Highway 209 in Madison County on Tuesday evening.

Crews cleared the slide near Waldroup Road south of Hot Springs.

The road reopened just before 1 a.m. Wednesday.

N.C. Department of Transportation officials say they removed the debris with two excavators and 14 dump trucks.

(From: Madison County 911)