North Carolina Eminent Domain Lawyers

US 64/NC 69 Widening (Georgia State Line to US 64)

Fast Facts

Project # A – 0011C
Type: Road widening
Affected Counties: Clay
Estimated Cost: $43,700,000


The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) plans to widen to four lanes with a median or turn lane, as well as make additional improvements to NC 69 from the Georgia state line to US 64 at the Hayesville Bypass in Hayesville, North Carolina. This 3.8-mile project is a subset of a much larger 4.5-mile widening project that also includes lane widening from US 64/NC 69 to east of NC 175.


Clay County Progress: Divided highway topic for discussion group


Project Schedule

  • Right-of-way acquisition – 2018
  • Start Construction – 2019
  • End construction – 2021

Property Takings

It is estimated that more than 55 parcels of property will be impacted by this project. Currently the NCDOT has set aside $14,700,000 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.