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Right of Way & Utilities

The Right-of-Way Section is responsible for the acquisition of real property needed for transportation projects. This process includes title abstracting and property owner contacts, preparation of right-of-way plans showing what property is needed, appraisal of the property needed, preparation of legal documents, negotiation with the affected property owners, relocation of displaced families and businesses to suitable replacement housing or facilities, coordinating the eminent domain process, and coordinating the property management activities such as building sales or demolition. Other functions include court liaison support for compensation appeals, the sale and lease of surplus highway right-of-way, maintaining the existing right-of-way inventory, and researching and providing right-of-way information.

Request for ROW Infomation Tool

Requests for Right of Way Plans should be made using the link above.

General Right of Way information inquiries can be directed to:
Jeff Blanchard
ROW Acquisition Chief
Phone: 802-498-7609


VTrans Survey also falls within the ROW Program. Specific information regarding Geodetic, Route Survey, or the ROW Spatial Data Hub can be found at:


Lloyd MacCormack, LS
Land Survey Manager
Phone: (802) 279-8686

Trey Polk
ROW Acquisitions and Utilities Manager
Phone: (802) 279-7506