NC 28 is closed due to a landslide. The slide location is approximately 1 mile east of SR-1287, Cable Cove Road. The road is blocked by boulders and debris.
Motorists should avoid the area by using the alternate routes of NC 143 and US 129. Use extreme caution and obey all signs and warnings.
NCDOT Maintenance forces are on the scene. NCDOT Geotechnical experts are in the process of studying and analyzing this complex slide in order to determine the best course of action for stabilization and repair. For now, the road will remain closed.
Further updates will be provided as information becomes available.