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Complete 540 (Southeast Extension): Eminent Domain

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is moving forward with the “Complete 540” project, a major undertaking that will complete the I-540 loop (Triangle Expressway) — also known as the Southeast Extension — around the Raleigh metro area. The project, which began in 2019, does not have an official completion date and is expected to cost at least $2.2 billion.

IMPORTANT: NCDOT is taking private property using the power of eminent domain. If your property is being taken as part of the Complete 540 / Southeast Extension project, you deserve maximum compensation and we encourage you to call 1-800-525-7111 for a FREE consultation to determine your best legal options.

Complete 540 or Southeast Extension Project in Raleigh NC - Riddle & BrantleyOur North Carolina eminent domain attorneys are actively working on the I-540 / Southeast Extension project and would love to help you get maximum compensation for your taken property.

There are no attorney fees unless we recover additional compensation for your property.

Please call 1-800-525-7111 today to speak with an eminent domain lawyer handling Complete 540 / Southeast Extension property takings.

Complete 540 / Southeast Extension: Project Details

For many years, the I-540 interstate surrounding Raleigh, North Carolina has remained incomplete. Today, NCDOT is actively working to complete the Southeast Extension (otherwise known as the “Complete 540” project). One of the most expensive projects in the area, projects R-2721A, R-2721B, and R-2828 are expected to cost at least $2.2 billion.

The Southeast Extension of I-540 (Triangle Expressway) would link Apex, Cary, Clayton, Garner, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Raleigh. When completed, this new portion of highway will run from NC-55 bypass in Apex to US-64/US-264 (I-87) in Knightdale.

US-540 Southeast Extension Project Around Raleigh NC

According to NCDOT, the project will address pressing social, economic and mobility considerations in Wake County, including easing heavy traffic on roadways including I-440, I-40, NC-55 and Ten Ten Road.

Hundreds of properties will likely be taken by NCDOT under the power of eminent domain in order to complete the project. Affected property owners have the right to seek “just compensation” (fair market value) for their taken property — a right guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution.

“My property is being taken as part of the Complete 540 / Southeast Extension / Triangle Expressway project. What can I do?”

Eminent Domain and Complete 540 Southeast Extension Project Around RaleighIf your property is being taken as part of this project, you deserve maximum compensation. However, the government will usually try to pay as little as possible for property taken under eminent domain. An experienced North Carolina eminent domain lawyer can help you seek justice and the compensation you deserve.

For a FREE consultation with a NC eminent domain attorney concerning property being taken as part of the Complete 540 / Southeast Extension project in greater Raleigh, please call 1-800-525-7111.

We will consult with you, advise you on your best legal options, and if you decide to hire us, we will seek maximum compensation for your property on your behalf.

“[Riddle & Brantley] increased my final settlement payment by 33 percent.”

Charles Humphrey, Riddle & Brantley eminent domain client

There is no obligation, and no upfront costs or attorney fees unless we recover additional financial compensation for you.

Please call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the fast and easy form below for a FREE, no-obligation consultation.

“If the government is taking your property, you deserve maximum compensation. You deserve justice.”

Gene Riddle, attorney, Riddle & Brantley

Please call 1-800-525-7111 today for a FREE, no-obligation consultation with an eminent domain lawyer handling cases associated with the Complete 540 / Southeast Extension project in greater Raleigh.

The Constitution guarantees your right to “just compensation.” Let us fight for your right to justice and maximum compensation under the law.

Call 1-800-525-7111 today and let’s review you claim.

Justice Counts for North Carolina property owners whose property is taken by the government under eminent domain, and we would love to help you get justice and additional compensation for your property if we can.


*** Disclaimer: The results mentioned are intended to illustrate the type of cases handled by the firm. These results do not guarantee a similar outcome, and they should not be construed to constitute a promise or guarantee of a particular result in any particular case. Every case is different, and the outcome of any case depends upon a variety of factors unique to that case.