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OPINION: Illiana and Peotone Airport “Boondoggles”

Take a look at this Monee, IL landowner’s scalding opinion of the proposed South Suburban Airport and Illiana Expressway Project. In response federal approval of the Illiana Corridor Sever Storey will be holding another round of seminars in early March to discuss both projects. Their times, dates and locations are below: Indiana: March 66:30 PM-8:30 … Continue reading “OPINION: Illiana and Peotone Airport “Boondoggles””

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Elgin O’Hare Receives Federal Approval; Plans to Start Construction this Year

The Federal Department of Transportation announced Thursday that the long-awaited Elgin O’Hare Western Access/Bypass had received federal approval, permitted IDOT to begin construction on the project. “The beginning of the Elgin-O’Hare Western Access Project is a tremendous victory for the 8th Congressional District,” said US Rep. Tammy Duckworth. “As I discussed with Secretary LaHood, this … Continue reading “Elgin O’Hare Receives Federal Approval; Plans to Start Construction this Year”

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Case Study: Powerlines

The following is a case study of a powerline taking. The eminent domain attorneys at Sever Storey represented the landowners in this case. This case study is intended to provide an example of the positive value a condemnation attorney can add to a landowners case when faced with eminent domain. S****** Case Study Case Instituted: … Continue reading “Case Study: Powerlines”

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Upcoming Seminar: IL 3 Road Project in Waterloo

Sever Storey will be hosting a free, open-to-the-public seminar Wednesday for information regarding the IL 3 road improvement project in Waterloo, Illinois. Attorney Jordan Walker will be there to run through a quick presentation before fielding questions from the audience. The details for the seminar are as follows: Waterloo Public Library215 Park St. Waterloo, IL … Continue reading “Upcoming Seminar: IL 3 Road Project in Waterloo”

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Illiana Corridor Gains Federal Approval

The Federal Highway Administration granted approval for the proposed Illiana Corridor Friday, marking the end of the first stage for the massive project. The next step for the transportation departments of both Illinois and Indiana will be to conduct studies into the specific route within the chosen B-3 Corridor, which connects Wilmington, IL to Lowell, … Continue reading “Illiana Corridor Gains Federal Approval”

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Map of Land Acquisition for South Suburban Airport

Below please find the ongoing land acquisition progress for the South Suburban Airport:   The sky blue represents the land yet to be acquired, The red represents the land that has been acquired. The yellow represents the existing runway location. The green represents the IAP boundary. If you think you may be affected by the … Continue reading “Map of Land Acquisition for South Suburban Airport”

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Why Do I Need an Attorney to Fight Eminent Domain in Illinois?

A question we hear at almost every single seminar held is “why?” Why can’t I fight the State myself? I know an appraiser; why can’t I just ask him to draft an appraisal of my property and save money on attorney’s fees? It seems simple enough during the seminar–and that may be due in part … Continue reading “Why Do I Need an Attorney to Fight Eminent Domain in Illinois?”

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US 30 in Valpo May be City’s Biggest Project Ever

The portion of US 30 that travels through Valparaiso is set to receive a facelift–in the amount of almost $23 million–if completed. INDOT awarded the contract for design of the upgraded road to Beem, Longest and Neff, LLC for $2.2 million in late December, sparking the beginning of the project. What actually will be a … Continue reading “US 30 in Valpo May be City’s Biggest Project Ever”

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Illiana Still Waiting on Federal Approval

What was supposed to be a done deal has turned into a waiting game. Officials from both IDOT and INDOT are still waiting federal approval on the proposed route for the Illiana Expressway. No record of decision had appeared in the Federal Register as of Thursday afternoon and earlier this week Indiana Department of Transportation … Continue reading “Illiana Still Waiting on Federal Approval”

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Illinois, Easements, Fee Simple and Eminent Domain Law

“Easement”–it’s a word often thrown around as a replacement for “land” or “title.” Many times, people refer to land given for access to a roadway as “easements.” In the legal realm, however, easements are much more nuanced. In exchanges of land, or use to land, there are certain “levels” of ownership. For purposes of eminent … Continue reading “Illinois, Easements, Fee Simple and Eminent Domain Law”

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

What are the unique issues that face commercial property owners in condemnation that can make all the difference?

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POWER & PIPELINES

Landowners forget this one thing when dealing with utility companies that want an easement across their land.

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ROAD & REDEVELOPMENT TAKINGS

What you need to know to be treated fairly by the condemning authority.

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