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IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
NO. GD-18-006955 TERM, 2018
EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEEDING
IN REM
IN RE: CONDEMNATION BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR STATE ROUTE 0088, SECTION A23, IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BETHEL PARK AND TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH PARK
NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION AND DEPOSIT OF ESTIMATED JUST COMPENSATION
Notice is hereby given that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, by the Secretary of Transportation, whose address is the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation, Office of Chief Counsel, Real Property Division, Commonwealth Keystone Building, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120, pursuant to the provisions of Section 2003(e) of the Administrative Code of 1929, P.L. 177, 71 P.S. 513(e), as amended, has filed on May 31, 2018 a Declaration of Taking to the above term and number, condemning the property shown on the plans of the parcels listed on the Schedule of Property Condemned which have been recorded in the Recorder's Office of the above county at the places indicated on the said schedule. The name(s) of the owner(s) of the property interest(s) condemned is (are) also shown on the aforesaid Schedule. The Secretary of Transportation, on behalf of himself/herself and the Governor has approved the within condemnation by signing on February 16, 2018 a plan entitled Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation Drawings Authorizing Acquisition of Right -of-Way For State Route 0088, Section A23 R/W, a copy of which plan was recorded in the Recorder's Office of the aforesaid county on March 1, 2018, in Highway Book 174, Page 26.
The purpose of the condemnation is to acquire necessary right-of-way.
Plans showing the property condemned from the parcels listed on the Schedule of Property Condemned have been recorded in the aforesaid Recorder's Office at the places indicated on the Schedule, where they are available for inspection. The Property Interest thereby condemned is designated on the Declaration of Taking heretofore filed. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is not required to post security, inasmuch as it has the power of taxation.
Because the identity or the whereabouts of the condemee(s) listed below is (are) unknown or for other reasons he (they) cannot be served, this notice is hereby published in accordance with Section 305(b) of the Eminent Domain Code (26 Pa.C.S. §305(b)).
Claim No., Parcel No., Name, Address
0201753000, 19, Unknown Owner, Unknown Address
The power or right of the Secretary of Transportation of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to appropriate the property condemned, the procedure followed by the Secretary of Transportation or the Declaration of Taking may be challenged by filing preliminary objections within thirty (30) days of the date of this notice.
FURTHERMORE, NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation, pursuant to Section 522 of the Eminent Domain Code (26 Pa.C.S. §522), will, at the end of the above-referenced thirty (30) day time period within which to file preliminary objections to the Declaration of Taking, present a petition to the Court of Common Pleas of the above county to deposit into court the just compensation estimated by the Commonwealth to be due all parties in interest for damages sustained as the result of the condemnation of the property herein involved.
The petition to deposit estimated just compensation may not be presented to the court if the owner(s) of the property herein involved inform the District Right-of-Way Administrator of the District noted below of their existence and/or whereabouts prior to the expiration of the noted period. After estimated just compensation has been deposited into court, the said monies may be withdrawn by the persons entitled thereto only upon petition to the court. If no petition is presented within a period of six years of the date of payment into court, the court shall order the fund or any balance remaining to be paid to the Commonwealth without escheat.
Jacqueline A. Evans, P.E.
District Right-of-Way Administrator
Engineering District 11-0
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
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PostedJune 14, 2018