So you know a new Hiway is scheduled to be built near your property and you begin to wonder what you will do if the project actually does affect you.  With the widening of Hiway 68/80 here in Trigg county, Realtors get the opportunity to discuss eminent domain from time to time.  Realty Times has a good article about the process of the transferring private property to public use property in a recent online edition.  CLICK HERE to read the article.  Note that while there are Federal Laws which effect the process, there are also State Laws that are relevant.  The advise of an attorney, familiar with eminent domain, is a must before you make any decisions.