Partial Taking by NCDOT
for Expansion of Hwy 601

Partial Taking by NCDOT <…

Initial Offer: $55,300

Compensation Obtained: $200,000

262% Increase

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).

Principal Damages:

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

Date Concluded:

Consent Judgment dated October 7, 2011.

Attorneys for Defendants:

Thomas L. Odom, Jr. and David W. Murray, The Odom Firm, PLLC of Charlotte.


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