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Ark. St. Hwy. Comm’n v. McNeill
The McNeils (Plaintiffs) purchased a home in a sub-division with restrictive covenants. The sub-division’s covenant emphasized that the land was only to be used for residential purposes. The state of Arkansas’s highway patrol (Defendant) planned to build a highway that would ultimately utilize the Plaintiff’s land. Essentially, this would violate the covenant. Furthermore, with the highway running across the Plaintiff’s land, the Plaintiff contends that the value of his property was reduced by $10,000. The trial court awarded damages while the Defendant appeals.
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