Route 47 in Lincoln County, Missouri
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is proposing safety improvements on Route 47 in Lincoln County from Route H/J intersection in Troy to the Route A/D intersection in Hawk Point in Lincoln County.
The proposed improvements include the realignment of curves at select locations, the addition of paved shoulders, intersection improvements, and pavement resurfacing. Right of way and easements will be required for this project and construction is anticipated to be complete by winter 2025 and is estimated to cost between $18-20 million.
A publlic hearing was held on October 4, 2023 regarding this project.
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- Highways and Roads
What Are My Rights?
Many property owners do not realize they have a right to compensation for transmission line easements. If even a portion of their property needs to be used by Grain Belt Express, owners are entitled under the Constitution to receive just compensation.
Just compensation includes not only the value of the property lost to electric utilities, but also damage done to the remaining property. Property owners should consult an attorney before signing any documents effecting their property. Attorneys at Denlow & Henry provide an initial consultation at no charge to a property owner.
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