Falls of Neuse Road Lane Additions
NCDOT TIP # U-5826
Project Type: Lane additions
Affected Counties: Wake
Estimated Cost: $ 11,798,000
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) plans to add two additional lanes to a 0.9-mile stretch of Falls of Neuse Road, between I-540 and Durant Road in Raleigh. The road would change from four lanes to six with a median to separate traffic flow.
The lane additions are for the purpose of alleviating safety and traffic concerns.
Some affected residents have concerns, and they don’t believe widening the road justifies the damage to affected residential areas and neighborhoods. The NCDOT has not proposed any noise barriers to homes that back up to Falls of Neuse Road. Concerns are not only of property loss, but also decreased property values as a result of the potential for increased noise.
- News & Observer: Here’s how to see NCDOT’s plans for widening Falls of Neuse Road
- News & Observer: Six lanes for Falls of Neuse Road? Neighbors say no.
- ABC 11: Plan to widen Falls of Neuse gets mixed reaction
- Right-of-way acquisition – 2018
- Start Construction – 2019
- End Construction – 2020
It is estimated that more than 25 parcels of property will be impacted by this project. Currently, the NCDOT has set aside $3,116,000 for right-of-way takings. If your property will be affected, contact one of our attorneys (two of whom previously worked on behalf of the NCDOT) for a free case evaluation.