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Troutman Sanders Helps Secure Favorable Virginia High Court Decision on Constitutionality of Tolls to Finance New Tunnel Connecting Norfolk and Portsmouth

Troutman Sanders LLP successfully helped reverse a lower court decision, which ruled against the collection of tolls by the Commonwealth of Virginia and a private contractor at three existing tunnels connecting the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth. The revenue from these tolls would be used to pay for...

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What Happens When the State Takes Your Driveway?

The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently announced that it granted review of nine cases, out of about 100 petitions it considered. One of the nine cases affects businesses and concerns a business that had driveway access to a public highway, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ]. The...

State Net Capitol Journal – November 10, 2014; North Carolina Department of Transportation Looking For Ways To Boost Earnings

NC DOT LOOKING FOR WAYS TO BOOST EARNINGS: North Carolina's Department of Transportation wants to start operating more like a business. It's already planning to sell advertising and naming rights for DOT ferry boats and highway-helper trucks to help defray its operating costs. And the state's...

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