Portion of Blue Ridge Parkway closed after rockslide

Courtesy of Blue Ridge Parkway

WATAUGA COUNTY, NC (WSPA) – A portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway in western North Carolina is closed following a rockslide.

According to a Blue Ridge Parkway spokesperson, the rockslide happened in Watauga County near Deep Gap, which is east of Boone.

No word yet on how long the section of road will be closed.