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Details for Benchmark: JW1711

N 39° 41.633 W 079° 10.233 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 2291.8

Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is ADJUSTED and location is SCALED. (more info)

Location:
In GARRETT county, MD View Original Datasheet
Designation:
SHA 217
Marker Type:
survey disk
Setting:
abutments and piers of large bridges
Stability:
Probably hold position/elevation well.

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Found it with Dukemartin.

Found in good condition.

The mark is in good condition at N 39° 41.636 W 079° 10.226.

[Photos:]
photoJW1711 - Looking S toward mark
photoJW1711 - Looking W on I-68
photoJW1711 - Looking E on I-68
photoJW1711 - Looking N from mark
photoJW1711(SHA 217) - Garrett County MD

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1992 by MDSHA (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY MARYLAND DOT HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION 1992 THE MARKER IS LOCATED ABOUT 4.1 MI (6.6 KM) EAST OF KEYSERS RIDGE, 0.8 MI (1.3 KM) WEST-SOUTHWEST OF GRANTSVILLE, AND 9.1 MI (14.6 KM) EAST-NORTHEAST OF ACCIDENT. IT IS LOCATED ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 68 RIGHT OF WAY. TO REACH FROM A POINT WHERE STATE HIGHWAY 495 CROSSES OVER INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 68 NEAR GRANTSVILLE, GO WEST ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 68 FOR 0.6 MI (1.0 KM) TO THE MARKER ON THE RIGHT. THE POINT IS MARKED WITH A MARYLAND STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION DISK, CEMENTED IN THE NORTHEAST END OF A BRIDGE BACKWALL WHICH IS PART OF THE MOST EASTERLY ABUTMENT FOR A BRIDGE NUMBERED 11050 FOR THE WESTBOUND LANE OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 68 WHERE IT CROSSES OVER SHADE HOLLOW ROAD. IT IS 0.8 FT (24.4 CM) SOUTHEAST OF THE MOST EASTERLY BRIDGE EXPANSION JOINT, 2.2 FT (0.7 M) SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHWEST EDGE OF THE MOST NORTHERLY BRIDGE PARAPET WALL, 10.0 FT (3.0 M) NORTHWEST OF THE SOUTHEAST END OF THE MOST NORTHERLY BRIDGE PARAPET WALL, AND 20.0 FT (6.1 M) NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF WESTBOUND LANE OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 68. IT IS ABOUT THE SAME ELEVATION AS THE SURFACE OF THE HIGHWAY.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The orthometric height was determined by differential leveling and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in April 1995.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.
  • The dynamic height is computed by dividing the NAVD 88 geopotential number by the normal gravity value computed on the Geodetic Reference System of 1980 (GRS 80) ellipsoid at 45 degrees latitude (g = 980.6199 gals.).
  • The modeled gravity was interpolated from observed gravity values.

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