(AP) - Sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway have opened now that debris scattered by Florence has been cleared.
A statement from the National Park Service Tuesday said the stretch of parkway known as the "Asheville commuter zone" is now open from milepost 375.7 at Ox Creek Road just north of Asheville to the parkway's terminus at milepost 469 at Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
The parkway in North Carolina is also open from milepost 290.8 at Green Hill Road to milepost 317.5 at U.S. Highway 221, including Linville Falls.
The park service said campgrounds in those sections will reopen at noon on Wednesday.
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