North Carolina Eminent Domain Lawyers

NC 125 Road Widening

Fast Facts

Project # U-5725
Type: Road widening
Affected Counties: Halifax
Estimated Cost: $22,456,000


The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) plans to widen the 1.65-mile stretch of NC 125 from I-95 to Old Farm Road (SR 1745) in Roanoke Rapids, NC.

The department also proposes to build a new 1.4-mile, three-lane road to connect Premier Boulevard with NC 125 at the realigned intersection of 3 Bridges Road and NC 125.

The purpose of the project is to reduce congestion and improve highway access for residents and businesses.


The Daily Herald: NCDOT seeking public input on potential road projects


NC 125 Road Widening Eminent Domain Project Map 1

NC 125 Road Widening Eminent Domain Project Map 2

Project Schedule

  • Right-of-way acquisition – January 2018
  • Start Construction – 2019
  • End construction – 2020

Property Takings

It is estimated that more than 60 parcels of property will be impacted by this project. Currently the NCDOT has set aside $11,761,000 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.