U175 Bellevue, IA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 42° 15.057 W 090° 25.169
15T E 712877 N 4680863
Quick Description: Found on the US Hwy 52 bridge on the south edge of Bellevue
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 7/21/2010 1:15:01 PM
Waymark Code: WM9AAK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 2

Long Description:
Discription is still accurate for a little longer but a new bridge is being built. If the old bridge is removed, this benchmark will be gone.
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 0.5 MI S FROM BELLEVUE. ABOUT 0.5 MILE SOUTH ALONG U.S. HIGHWAYS 52 AND 67 FROM THE JUNCTION OF THE HIGHWAY AND STATE HIGHWAY 62 AT BELLEVUE, 16.5 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, SET IN THE TOP OF THE EAST END OF THE NORTH CONCRETE ABUTMENT OF THE HIGHWAY OVERPASS FOR THE CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE, ST. PAUL AND PACIFIC RAILROAD, 1.2 FEET WEST OF THE EAST GUARD RAIL ON THE BRIDGE, AND ABOUT 1 FOOT ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE HIGHWAY. SECTION 12, T86N, R5E.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: U175

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: BENCH MARK (or B.M.) Disk

County: Jackson

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Bellevue

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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NGS PID: NJ0129

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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