Partial Taking by NCDOT
for I-74 Widening

Partial Taking by NCDOT <…

Initial Offer: $11,925

Compensation Obtained: $135,000

1,032% Increase

Brief Statement of Claim:

The Department of Transportation took approximately .437 acres and additional easements for completion of roadway improvements related to the completion of the widening of I-74 near Shelby. The majority of the damage was because the DOT eliminated direct access to I-74 which caused the new access at the rear of the property to cross a regulated stream leaving the property almost inaccessible.

Initial offer/deposit:


Settlement amount:

$135,000.00 ($123,075.00 or 1,032% increase)

Case Name:

Department of Transportation v. Parker

Date Concluded:

November 2015.

Attorneys for Defendants:

David W. Murray and Thomas L. Odom, Jr.


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