PA Commonwealth Court recently found that a property owner was not entitled to a private road across a neighboring property since it appeared that the property owner was entitled to an easement by necessity across another property. In In Re: Laying Out and Opening of: Private Road in Hazle Township, owners of a landlocked property… Continue Reading
The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently ruled that PennDOT met its burden on a project in Lebanon Coundty enabling it to condemn agricultural lands.
I just completed a 2 week trial in Burlington County, New Jersey in which the jury awarded my client – the property owner – $1,607,000. The NJDOT’s last offer was $194,000.
Planning for the last phases of the Marshalls Creek Bypass Project – which PennDOT now calls the “Marshalls Creek Traffic Relief Project” – continues.
One of the new buzzwords these days is “infrastructure.” It is likely that Congress will enact an ambitious economic stimulus package soon after President-elect Obama is inaugurated. One important component will be funds that will be spent on “infrastructure” including roads and bridges. State officials are drawing up plans for bridge and road improvements in… Continue Reading
Montgomery County Pennsylvania’s planning commission is considering a transportation program that could cost $150 million.