Indiana Great Lakes Basin Railroad

Great Lakes Basin Transportation[1], Inc. proposes to construct a new railroad line around the metropolitan Chicago area.  The purpose of the new railroad is to expedite freight movements across the nation and to provide additional capacity for growing railroad traffic. The Great Lakes Basin is a large railroad project extending from part of Indiana, through Illinois … Continue reading “Indiana Great Lakes Basin Railroad”

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North Carolina Transportation Corridor Map Act

In the state of North Carolina, the Transportation Corridor Map Act[1] allows the Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to file official roadway maps listing and mapping properties that are in the path of a proposed roadway in order to create a “protected corridor” that it may use in the future for highway bypass projects.  NCDOT used … Continue reading “North Carolina Transportation Corridor Map Act”

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Eminent Domain Allowed In Ohio To Obtain Propane And Butane

  In February 2016, Ohio Judge T. Shawn Hervey issued a ruling in the case of “Sunoco Pipeline L.P.[1] vs. Carol A. Teter, trustee of the Carol A. Teter Revocable Living Trust et. al.” In his decision, Judge Hervey ruled that liquefied propane[2] and butane are considered petroleum.   Based upon the court’s decision, Sunoco … Continue reading “Eminent Domain Allowed In Ohio To Obtain Propane And Butane”

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North Carolina Business Condemnation

Under the power of eminent domain[1], a governmental entity can take business property as well as residential property.  When that occurs, many North Carolina business owners are surprised to learn that business losses caused by condemnation are not factored into the offer of compensation.  Unfortunately, except in rare instances, the government will not pay for … Continue reading “North Carolina Business Condemnation”

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The Importance Of An Indiana “Date Of Take”

Eminent domain is the authority of the government to take private property for public use.  Condemnation is the process by which such takings are achieved. The process of condemnation begins with the identification of a public need and a determination by the relevant governmental body that it is necessary to acquire private property to fill … Continue reading “The Importance Of An Indiana “Date Of Take””

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North Carolina 2016 Condemnation By NCDOT

  The North Carolina Department of Transportation[1] released its March 2016 Board of Transportation Agenda.  The document confirms the Board’s determination that a right of way acquisition is necessary for specified projects and that the acquisition of land associated with those projects, either by negotiation or by land condemnation in North Carolina, has been approved … Continue reading “North Carolina 2016 Condemnation By NCDOT”

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What Is Kentucky Condemnation?

  Condemnation occurs when a local, state, or federal government seizes private property and compensates the owner. The power of the government to do this is called “eminent domain”, which means that the government takes private property for public use. The land owner is then entitled to just compensation for the property.
 Kentucky Condemnation Laws Kentucky Revised … Continue reading “What Is Kentucky Condemnation?”

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Illiana Tollway Project Dead

On March 11, 2016, the Daily Southtown[1] reported that Will County, Illinois officials now believe that the proposed Illiana toll road is a dead project in the state of Illinois. Will County officials stated that they plan to move on without this previously proposed project.  The controversial proposed toll road would have connected I-65 in … Continue reading “Illiana Tollway Project Dead”

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Four Things To Know About Ohio Condemnation

  When you learn that your property may be condemned, you need information and advice as to how to proceed and what actions to take. The Ohio condemnation process is complicated, making it necessary to speak to an experienced Ohio eminent domain attorney as soon as possible.  In the meantime, there are several things you … Continue reading “Four Things To Know About Ohio Condemnation”

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Kentucky Condemnation Forced The Closure Of Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway

  With the warming weather of spring and summer approaching, Kentucky residents may be looking for the Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway.  Unfortunately, eminent domain[1] claimed the speedway’s land, forcing the track to end their 2015 season early. The land which was claimed for a highway project, included approximately 36 acres, encompassed the racetrack’s pit area, … Continue reading “Kentucky Condemnation Forced The Closure Of Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway”

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