News Release

November 3, 2022

Florida Department of Transportation project to improve US 98 from North of West Socrum Loop to South of County Road 54: What to Expect and When to Expect It

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The Florida Department of Transportation has plans to appraise property to be condemned for the 8.7 mile project to widen an area of US 98 from two lanes to four lanes. The Department plans to begin appraisals as early as this December and into the earlier part of 2023. This firm has represented property owners in Polk County and all over Florida in eminent domain takings. Deborah Ruster has over thirty years of concentrating in the eminent domain field.

Additionally, defending your property rights will not cost you attorney’s fees. Under Florida law, the Florida Department of Transportation must pay your legal fees. We can help guide you through the process and protect your property rights.

Please contact us at (863) 683-6511 for a confidential and free consultation.