House votes unanimously to end protected highway corridors

From WRAL-@NCCapitol:

— The state House has voted 114-0 to curb transportation officials’ ability to set aside land for new highways without paying for it.

A 1987 law known as the Map Act allows the Department of Transportation to draw corridors for future highways. Land that falls in that corridor is essentially frozen for new development and nearly impossible to sell.

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