Partial Taking by NCDOT for Expansion of Hwy 601
Initial Offer: $55,300
Compensation Obtained: $200,000
Brief Statement of Claim:
The Department of Transportation took approximately 2.5 acres for expansion/widening of Highway 601; deposit of $55,300; settlement of $200,000 ($144,700 or 262% increase).
Partial taking of a church's 30 acres (two parcels) of property which eliminated direct access to Highway 601 from the larger tract because of placement of "controlled-access" curbing and fencing.
Trial or Settlement:
County where Tried or Settled:
Case Name and Number:
Department of Transportation v. Trustees of Galilee Baptist Church, et al., 08-CVS-993
Consent Judgment dated October 7, 2011.
Attorneys for Defendants:
Thomas L. Odom, Jr. and David W. Murray, The Odom Firm, PLLC of Charlotte.