Partial Taking by NCDOT
for a Temporary Drainage Easement

Partial Taking by NCDOT <…

Initial Offer: $64,450

Compensation Obtained: $195,000

203% Increase

Brief Statement of Claim:

The Department of Transportation took approximately .1 acres for a temporary drainage easement on Providence Road; deposit of $64,450; settlement of $195,000 ($130,550 or 203% increase).

Principal Damages:

Partial temporary taking of an area adjacent to a golf course fairway for a roadway storm drain catch basin which caused substantial increase in the amount of water being disbursed over and across the fairway resulting in a claim for a permanent drainage easement.

Trial or Settlement:

Settlement

County where Tried or Settled:

Mecklenburg

Case Name and Number:

Department of Transportation v. Providence Country Club, et al., 08-CVS-1085

Date Concluded: 

Consent Judgment dated December 14, 2010.

Attorneys for Defendants:

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

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