North Carolina Eminent Domain Lawyers

I-85 South Main St Interchange Improvements

Fast Facts

NCDOT TIP # U-5770
Project Type: 
Interchange Improvements
Affected Counties:
Estimated Cost: $


The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) plans to make improvements to the I-85/South Main Street interchange in Archdale.

Proposed improvements include reconfiguring the interchange to a diverging diamond design, and adding a raised median and sidewalks on Main Street from Columbus Avenue to Commanche Road.

The NCDOT has proposed two alternative designs. In one alternative, a new Frontage Road is also proposed, which would extend west from Balfour Drive between businesses, ending at Main Street with a new signal near the US Post Office.

The purpose of this project is to reduce congestion along Main Street, especially at the I-85 interchange ramps, as well as to improve traffic safety.





  • Right-of-way acquisition - 2019
  • Start construction - 2020
  • End construction - 2021

Property Takings

It is estimated that more than 25 parcels of property will be impacted by this project. Currently, the NCDOT has set aside $17,525,000 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.


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