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Traffic Alert During Nesbitt Funeral

The funeral procession for Martin Nesbitt will depart Biltmore Baptist Church at approximately 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11, following the funeral service. 

The procession is private and will be marked for family and invited guests.  Traffic delays are expected along the procession route between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.  Persons traveling in the area should consider alternate routes. 

The procession will depart Biltmore Baptist Church via Clayton Road to Long Shoals Road to Interstate 26 West.  The procession will continue along I-26 West to Interstate 40 East to US 74-A to Cane Creek Road.  Members of the public who wish to show their support may gather along the procession route. 

Those wishing to show their support are encouraged to gather along Highway 74-A in a safe location out of the flow of traffic.

Angela Ledford
Buncombe County Emergency Management
164 Erwin Hills Road
Asheville, NC  28806                                                                        
(828) 707-4726