Posts Tagged ‘ncdot’
What Will A Lawyer Do for Me?
What will a lawyer do for me in my land condemnation case? If your land is being taken by the government, what can a lawyer really do for you? A lawyer is your only real advocate and protection during the case. While in most instances we can’t stop the taking from occurring, we can fight…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
What is a Negotiation Diary?
What is a negotiation diary of a right of way agent in a North Carolina DOT land taking case? In an eminent domain or land condemnation case involving the State of North Carolina, there is an important player called the right of way agent, or ROW agent. That person is North Carolina DOT’s representative who…Read More
NC Department of Transportation Proposes Major Construction Project on Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh
A five-mile stretch of U.S. 70 between Raleigh and Durham could be the site of a major North Carolina Department of Transpiration (NCDOT) construction project in the near future. The NCDOT has proposed converting five miles of Glenwood Avenue from a highway into a freeway. Click here to read more about this proposed transportation project.…Read More
If Your Land is Being Taken by the Government, What Can a Lawyer Do for You?
A lawyer is your only real advocate and protection during a Land Condemnation case. While in most instances we can’t stop the taking from occurring, we can fight to make sure your rights are protected and you receive maximum amount of money for your land under the law. Throughout the process, we do a number…Read More
Never Sign a “Right of Entry Agreement” With the NC DOT; It Could Ruin Your Land Condemnation Case
Eminent Domain is the power to take private property for public use by a state, municipality, or by a private person or corporation, authorized to exercise functions of public character, following the payment of just compensation to the owner of that property. State governments have the power to initiate condemnation proceedings from their state constitutions,…Read More
U.S 70 Bypass Opens in Goldsboro, NC
On June 3, 2016 residents around the Goldsboro, NC area woke up to the opening of the final leg of the Goldsboro Bypass. The Goldsboro Bypass is one part of a larger North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) initiative called the US 70 Corridor Project. The U.S 70 Corridor is one of the primary east-west…Read More