North Carolina Eminent Domain Lawyers

Old Airport Road Widening (US 25 to Mills Gap Road)

Fast Facts

Project # U-5840
Type: Road widening
Affected Counties: Henderson
Estimated Cost: $4,640,000


The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is planning to widen a one-mile section of Old Airport Road (SR 1545) from Hendersonville Road (US 25) to Mills Gap Road in Fletcher.

The purpose of this project is to improve safety and traffic flow on Old Airport Road by adding a painted or planted median as well as intersection improvements.



Project Schedule

  • Right-of-way acquisition -2017
  • Start Construction – 2018
  • End Construction – 2019

Property Takings

It is estimated that more than 30 parcels of property will be impacted by this project. Currently the NCDOT has set aside $100,000 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.