The Southwest Bypass Project Continues to Disrupt NC Residents

According to data released earlier in the week NCDOT has purchased 107 parcels outright and continues to negotiate for more. The current bypass project has produced more condemnations than most projects, due to multiple issues, including that the project has no specific path. The department is planning on purchasing a total of 181 parcels along…

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Transportation Corridor Official Map Act

At last, some good news for property owners in North Carolina. The Court of Appeals has directed the Department of Transportation to pay property owners for harm it caused by using a little known law to tie up the use of their property for more than 26 years. Since 1989, the state, through its Department…

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NC Supreme Court Issues Landmark Ruling in Favor of Land Owners

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The Transportation Corridor Official Map Act has caused frustration and hardship for many North Carolina landowners for more than two decades. Since 1989, the Map Act has given the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) the right to impose indefinite restrictions on the use of property that falls within the boundaries of future highway bypass…

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