Wrong Map Costs City $15,000

Via GeoCarta, a report that an inaccurate map was responsible for the city of Gearhart, Oregon encroaching on private property during bridge construction. From the article: “City Manager Dennis McNally told the City Council Wednesday the city had poured the concrete footings for the bridge based on an inaccurate map, so the footings extended onto private property.” They’re paying the property owners $15,000 as a result.