The orange cones and barricades on U.S. 19E are now gone as the highway widening project is finished. The $64.9 million project widened eight miles of U.S. 19E from Yancey County. (MNJ photo/Cory Spiers)

NCDOT completes 19E widening project

SPRUCE PINE — The bright orange cones and traffic barrels that have dotted U.S. 19E for months have finally disappeared, marking the completion of the highway widening project.  The North Carolina Department of Transportation officially announced…

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NCDOT completes 19E widening project

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SPRUCE PINE — The bright orange cones and traffic barrels that have dotted U.S. 19E for months have finally disappeared, marking the completion of the highway widening project.