Update: Both lanes of US 19 near Topton (east of Andrews, NC) are back open as of approximately 4 pm Friday.
Cherokee County Dispatch tells WKRK that one lane of Hwy 19 in the Topton area will be closed Friday morning.
An accident Thursday night damaged a utility pole in the area near Brady Curve. The pole needs to be replaced.
One lane of traffic will be closed during the repair efforts. Large trucks will be allowed to pass using the open lane. All non-commercial traffic will be detoured using Red Marble Road.
Expect some delay if travelling Highway 19 east of Andrews.
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