AJ2845
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander
N 42° 06.663 W 087° 46.486
16T E 435947 N 4662396
Quick Description: A metal rod (NGS AJ2845) along the Edens Expressway (I-94).
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 8/31/2006 5:02:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMP14
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 18

Long Description:
From the NGS description:

STATION IS LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF NORTHFIELD APPROXIMATELY 3.2 MI SOUTHEAST OF NORTHBROOK, IN SECTION 24, T42N, R12E.

TO REACH FROM THE JUNCTION OF INTERSTATE 94 AND IL RT 68 PROCEED EAST ON INTERSTATE 94 FOR 1.5 MI TO TOWER RD. THEN EXIT ON TOWER ROAD TO WEST. PROCEED WEST ON TOWER ROAD TO SKOKIE BLVD AND TAKE SKOKIE BLVD SOUTH FOR 0.4 MI TO THE STATION 25.0 FT EAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF SKOKIE BLVD, LOCATED 0.43 MI NORTH OF CENTRAL AVENUE.

STATION IS 150 FT NORTH OF AN OVERHEAD DIGITAL TRAFFIC REPORT SIGN LOCATED OVER INTERSTATE 94, 60 FT SOUTH OF CENTERLINE OF THE ENTRANCE TO THE FIELDS BMW DEALER, 63 FT NORTH OF A COMED PEDESTAL, 25.9 FT SOUTHEAST OF A PK NAIL LOCATED IN THE PAVEMENT OF SKOKIE BLVD, 14 FT EAST OF THE EDGE OF PAVEMENT OF SKOKIE BLVD, 2 FT WEST OF CHAIN LINK FENCE, AND 2 FT WEST OF AN ORANGE FIBERGLASS WITNESS POST.

NOTE- ACCESS TO DATUM POINT THROUGH 6 INCH LOGO CAP. DATUM POINT IS 0.55 FT BELOW CAP. THE ROD WAS DRIVEN TO REFUSAL AND ANCHORED.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: COO94-1A (on rim)

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): Illinois Department of Transportation

Monumentation type: Metal Rod (under a hinged cover)

County: Cook

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Park Ridge

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: AJ2845

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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