5501.32 Purchase of real property for highway purposes.

The director of transportation may purchase property in fee simple in the name of the state by warranty deed, and all or any part of a tract of land when the acquisition of a part of the land needed for highway purposes will result in substantial damages to the residue by severance, controlled access, or isolation. The warranty deed shall contain a description of the property suitable for platting on tax maps. Any instrument by which real property is acquired pursuant to this section shall identify the agency of the state that has the use and benefit of the real property as specified in section 5301.012 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 04-05-2001 .