North Carolina Eminent Domain Lawyers

N. Estes Drive Sidewalks & Bike Lanes

Fast Facts

Project # C-5179
Type: Bike lane and sidewalk construction
Affected Counties: Orange
Estimated Cost: $2,586,000


The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the Town of Chapel Hill are planning to build new sidewalks and bike lanes in Chapel Hill. The project involves constructing five-foot-wide bike lanes and sidewalks from Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard (NC 86) to Caswell Drive in Chapel Hill. Construction of a ten-foot-wide multi-use path will start from Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and connect through to Elliott Road.

This project is expected to help with traffic congestion as well as provide intersection improvements.


N. Estes Drive Sidewalks & Bike Lanes NC Eminent Domain Project Map

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Project Schedule

  • Right-of-way acquisition – Currently underway
  • Start Construction – 2017
  • End Construction – 2018

Property Takings

It is estimated that more than 15 parcels of property will be impacted by this project. Currently the NCDOT has set aside $300,000 for right-of-way takings. If your property will be affected, contact one of our attorneys (four of whom previously worked on behalf of the NCDOT) for a free case evaluation.