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Project History

Telegraph Letter 3-4-13 explaining Reasons for Lawsuit.

Request for Injunction


    Request for Injunction [scanned] or [Text version] Filed  in Bibb Superior Court Clerk's office, Civil Action No.__12CV 58472 __assigned to Judge Ennis
December 14, 2012


(3) Three Letters showing numerous good-faith efforts of citizens to resolve road design (safety and environmental) issues with officials:

  -(a) Gerald Ross, GDOT Chief Engineer (scan) 2011

  -(b) Mrs B. Perry, GDOT Attorney (scan of emails) June and July 2012

  -(c) Clinton Ford, GDOT Project Manager (emails) in December 2012

December 17, 2012  Letter to Public Announcing Lawsuit

  GDOT-replies to Suit January 17, 2013 

    Plaintiff responds [PDF]   Feb.18, 2013   [text]

Hearing Date set for May 3rd, 2013 at 2pm Bibb County Courthouse  [PDF]

Meeting (photo) and (issues) with GDOT's attorney in Macon 3-1-13
Questions from Plaintiff to GDOT emailed (text)  3-6-2012    [PDF]
Date set for an Emergency Hearing after appearance of Construction Barrels along FHR 3-8-13

Judge Ennis, Rule Nisi, (3-11-13) sets new Hearing date for Thursday, March 21, 2013.

   Report on the Hearing and TRO (Temporary Restraining Order) on Thursday, March 21, 2013
GDOT sends Interrogatories and Threats - March 29, 2013

Hearing  Friday, April 19, 2013
Final Written Arguments (from Plaintiff) and  (from GDOT)

Judge Orders (PDF - May 13, 2013):
1- GDOT's Motion to Dismiss the Lawsuit is Denied, and
2- Plaintiff is Granted (an additional) Interlocutory Injunction against any tree cutting, and 
3- Trial will be held sometime after July 31, 2013.
4- Until that time, additional evidence is to be gathered. 

  6-12-2013, the contractor, RJ Haynie, wants to "intervene" in the FHR lawsuit. Read his Motion, and note that 16 of his 18 subcontractors are from outside of Macon. 
Shipping our SPLOST money out of the area. 

Judge Orders (9-27-13
Jury Trial to begin on Monday, October 21, 2013
Telegraph article

Judge Orders (10-11-13)
Plaintiff's attorneys are permitted to withdraw as counsel for this case.

Case is Dismissed on 10-22-2013

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