What to Do If Your Land Is Being Condemned for Colington Road Improvements in Dare County?

October 11th, 2017

R-5014 Colington Road Improvements project is 4.3 miles long and right of way acquisition will begin in late 2017/early 2018. Construction of the project is intended to begin in 2019.

The project will include:

  • Repaving of the road from the end of Colington Road to Colington Drive.
  • Widening of Colington Road from Colington Drive to Baum Bay Drive. There will be two 11-foot travel lanes with 10-foot shoulders (7-foot paved) on each side to accommodate bicycles. In addition, the road will be raised in areas to reduce flooding.
  • Construction of a new multi-use path from Baum Bay Drive to Bermuda Bay Boulevard on the south side of Colington Road. This multi-use path will tie into the existing path on the south side to the east of Bermuda Bay Boulevard. This section of Colington Road will also be resurfaced, but there will be no changes to the north side of the road.
  • Repaving of the road from Bermuda Bay Boulevard to just east of Veterans Drive. From this point to the U.S. 158 intersection, the proposed typical section on Colington Road includes 11- foot travel lanes, as well as two 11-foot left-turn lanes and an 11-foot right-turn lane eastbound at the U.S. 158 intersection.

Click here to view a detailed map of the project.

It is important that Dare County residents are aware of their rights as property owners, should their land be “taken” by a city, state or governmental agency for the construction of R-5014 Colington Road Improvements.

If your land, home or business is affected by any type of land condemnation, call Henson Fuerst at 919-781-1107 for a FREE CONSULTATION. An experienced eminent domain lawyer will speak with you and answer all of your questions. At Henson Fuerst, we will explain your options, and stand with you every step of the way in fighting to protect your rights to the fair and just compensation you may deserve.

It is important to understand your rights as a property owner. The law requires that the government or condemning agency pay you “just compensation”, but we find in the majority of cases, the offers made by the government fail to be fair to property owners.  We regularly see government appraisals that severely undervalue properties anywhere from 50-100+% or more!

Protect yourself by calling Henson Fuerst experienced Land Condemnation attorneys today at 919-781-1107.

When you call, you will speak with one of our experienced North Carolina Eminent Domain attorneys absolutely FREE. Attorneys David Henson and Anne Fisher are committed to protecting the rights of property owners facing Land Condemnation.

Call Henson Fuerst, Because Your Case Matters

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