North Carolina Eminent Domain Lawyers

US 17 Superstreet (Washington Acres Rd. to Sloop Point Loop Rd.)

Fast Facts

Project # U-5732
Type: Superstreet
Affected Counties: Pender
Estimated Cost: $23,714,000


The North Carolina Department of Transportation plans to make major changes to the 5.5-mile stretch of US 17 from Washington Acres Road to Sloop Point Loop Road in Hampstead. Changes include:

  • Revising the northern interchange to improve safety and access and to reduce impacts
  • Relocating the mid-town interchange to Hoover Road, which will give South Topsail Elementary School a second entrance and exit and ease congestion to Hoover Road and US 17

The project will begin with an interchange at NC 210 before extending northeast and crossing Hoover Road. Construction will continue northeast behind Topsail Elementary School and veer east to connect with US 17 near Leeward Lane. From Leeward Lane the project continues north to Sloop Point Road on the current US 17 route.

US 17 along this route will be reconstructed as a superstreet.







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Project Schedule

  • Right-of-way acquisition – 2018
  • Start Construction – 2020
  • End Construction – 2023

Property Takings

It is estimated that more than 245 parcels of property will be impacted by this project. Currently the NCDOT has set aside $5,291,000 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.