Development in Path of Cape Fear Bridge Could Lead to Seizure and Demolition

Cape Fear Bridge

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is no longer able to freeze development in the path of the Cape Fear Crossing bridge—and residential developments in the area could face seizure and demolition under eminent domain as a result. An article on the project appears here. The Map Act previously allowed NCDOT to freeze property…

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Temporary Construction Easements: What They Mean For Business Owners


In the recent North Carolina Court of Appeals opinion of NC Department of Transportation v. Butmataji LLC, the court upheld the trial judge in a case where the court restricted an appraiser from testifying about lost income as a result of a temporary construction easement. Instead, the court directed that for temporary construction easements the…

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