Posts Tagged ‘asheville’
The NC Department of Transportation Continues to String Residents Affected by the Hampstead Bypass Along
The NC Department of Transportation continues to string along residents who are affected by the Hampstead Bypass in Pender County. To date, Henson Fuerst has filed suit on behalf of more than two dozen land owners in Pender County who have claims stemming from abuses of the Map Act by the NC DOT. Additional lawsuits…Read More
Can I Assume the Government Will Treat Me Fairly Under the Eminent Domain Rules?
No. The government is no different from any other real estate buyer, wanting to obtain property as cheap as possible. The difference in eminent domain is that the government is taking the land from you involuntarily. While the law requires the government or condemning agency to pay you “just compensation” we find in the majority…Read More
The Southwest Bypass Project Continues to Disrupt NC Residents
According to data released earlier in the week NCDOT has purchased 107 parcels outright and continues to negotiate for more. The current bypass project has produced more condemnations than most projects, due to multiple issues, including that the project has no specific path. The department is planning on purchasing a total of 181 parcels along…Read More
Is Outsourcing By NCDOT Costing Local Taxpayers Big Money?
A recent report released by WBTV discusses how a powerful state lawmaker pushed to increase the outsourcing of services within the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). In 2016 alone North Carolina taxpayers were collectively billed for more than $111 million by engineering firms for services.With taxpayers having to pay for these services some lawmakers…Read More
Tree Removal Efforts Connected to Riverfront Development Project Impact Local Residents
The North Carolina Land Condemnation and Eminent Domain attorneys at Henson Fuerst have been closely monitoring the progress of the River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project (RADTIP) and its effect on local residents. Recently, construction activity on the River Arts Development project has kicked into high gear, and many local residents are feeling the impact.…Read More