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Case No. 18-0984

Jon D. Luckstead
Iowa Department of Transportation


Jon D. Luckstead


Iowa Department of Transportation

Attorney for the Appellant

E. Kelly Keady

Attorney for the Appellee

Les V. Reddick and Todd L. Stevenson

Supreme Court

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Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 01, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dubuque County, Monica Zrinyi Wittig, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Potterfield, P.J., and Mullins and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, J.  (11 pages)

            Jon Luckstead appeals the district court judgment finding no compensable taking occurred due to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s relocation of the access point to Luckstead’s property and finding as proper the compensation awarded by the Dubuque County Compensation Commission for two parcels of land.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the district court correctly found the access issue was not a compensable taking and affirm.

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