Partial Taking by NCDOT for Road
Widening & Above-Ground Power Lines

Partial Taking by NCDOT f…

Initial Offer: $118,800

Compensation Obtained: $215,000

81% Increase

Brief Statement of Claim:

The Department of Transportation took approximately .6 acres for six lane intersection on Brawley School Road; deposit of $118,800; settlement of $215,000 ($96,200 or 81% increase).

Principal Damages:

Partial taking of a family's 4.2 acres (two parcels) of property for placement of above ground power lines and widening of two lane intersection into a four lane intersection with additional turning lanes which was approximately 30% closer to the residential house on the property than the existing intersection.

Trial or Settlement:

Settlement

County where Tried or Settled:

Iredell

Case Name and Number:

Department of Transportation v. Blackwelder, 08-CVS-3951

Date Concluded: 

Consent Judgment dated November 15, 2010.

Attorneys for Defendants:

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

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