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Title Road From Sparta To Roaring Gap May Be Improved
Date August 20, 1936
Description This brief article reports on efforts to improve the condition of the Sparta/Roaring Gap road, which is described as having deteriorated due to increased use. A letter Capus M. Waynick of the State Highway and Public Works Commission is quoted as saying he intends to pursue the matter. Mentions that the road is important to improve due to its proximity to the planned Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Sparta (N.C.)
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.5054071
Longitude: -81.1209189
Creator Organization The Alleghany Times
Tags Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Doughton, Robert Lee
Road conditions
Waynick, Capus M.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill