Wake County’s Judge Collins ordered the NCDOT to begin paying property owners in the path of 540 that have been trapped by the Map Act Corridor for over a decade.

A scheduling order has been ordered for DOT to plat, appraise and deposit funds for the value taken from property owners.

Below is a News & Observer article on the order:


If you are a property owner with property in the 540 Highway, contact Hendrick Bryant to discuss your case. Hendrick Bryant is the law firm that one the court of appeals and supreme court cases that ruled the Map Act was inverse condemnation by NC Department of Transportation.

Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis, LLP
723 Coliseum Dr. Ste. 101
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Telephone: (336)723-7200
Facsimile: (336)723-7201