Kirby v. NCDOT: landmark inverse condemnation case in North Carolina. Involves Winston-Salem, Forsyth County’s Northern Beltway. In 1997 the NCDOT (NC Department of Transportation) marked properties in the western loop by recording corridor restrictions in the Forsyth County Register of Deeds. In 2008 the NCDOT marked the eastern leg properties. Lawsuit filed against the NCDOT […]

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The News & Observer reports on the Bill to Repeal the Map Act. See http://www.newsobserver.com/news/traffic/road-worrier-blog/article16159775.html “The Map Act cannot be tweaked or fixed,” said Rep. Debra Conrad of Forsyth County. The Map Act lets the state Department of Transportation block development indefinitely on private land it might want to buy, years in the future, to […]

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