GEODETIC CONTROL FOR THE INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS

THE NEED FOR CONTROL SURVEYS IN HIGHWAY WORK, THE FEDERAL AUTHORITY TO EXTEND THE EXISTING FIRST- AND SECOND-ORDER CONTROL NETWORKS, THE BURDEN PLACED ON THE U.S. COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY, AND ITEMS OF COOPERATION BETWEEN FEDERAL AND STATE AGENCIES TO SUPPLEMENT AND EXPEDITE THE WORK ARE DISCUSSED. IN THIS NEED THE STATES TURN TO EXPERIENCED PRIVATE ENGINEERING FIRMS. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE THE USE OF STATE PLANE COORDINATES AS A BASIS FOR CONTROL, ELECTRONIC MEASURING DEVICES, AND PRECISE SURVEYING EQUIPMENT AND METHODS. BENEFITS TO HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS OF ADEQUATE HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL CONTROL ON A NATIONAL SCALE ARE OUTLINED, AS ARE NATIONAL DEFENSE BENEFITS. /AUTHOR/

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Photogrammetry and aerial surveys: development and applications - 1961
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00202656
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Dec 9 1994 12:00AM