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OLD FORT, N.C. - The Forest Service parking lot near Catawba Falls is closed as a result of repair work to the Catawba Falls bridge, which is also closed to traffic.
Old Highway 70 (Point Lookout Trail) is also closed because of a recent mudslide.
The NC Department of Transportation is working to repair the road and bridge. A completion date has yet to be determined.