Graham County NC Closures for COVID-19

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Bob
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Graham County NC Closures for COVID-19

Post by Bob » Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:24 am

This eliminates the possibility of getting to The Dragon from the NC side. In the interview, the chair of the Graham County board of commissioners cites the high incident rate of motorcycle crashes as a reason for closing down the roads.

https://www.bpr.org/post/graham-county- ... d#stream/0

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Re: Graham County NC Closures for COVID-19

Post by Bob » Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:44 am

Here are some pictures from Facebook. Looks like the barriers are real. This reminds me of what China did, which was effective, but also fairly extreme.
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kevm14
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Re: Graham County NC Closures for COVID-19

Post by kevm14 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:39 am

I think that is absolutely ridiculous and unnecessary.

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Re: Graham County NC Closures for COVID-19

Post by Bob » Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:21 am

It's almost as if they don't like the fact that people come to their roads to drive fast and were looking for any excuse to shut it down.

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