Florida DEP Survey Mark - Punta Gorda, Florida, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BoomersOTR
N 26° 56.378 W 082° 03.179
17R E 395468 N 2980184
Quick Description: A Florida Department of Environmental Protection Survey Mark in Punta Gorda, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 5/22/2020 6:05:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM12G89
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
Located on the south end of the Barron Collier Bridge crossing the Peace River on US Highway 41 also known as State Road 45 is a survey mark for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. This survey mark is easy to access for those who are physically impaired or use mobility assist devices. There is ample parking at the Laishley Park marina and restaurant parking lot. Park as close to the boat ramp trailer parking area as possible. Use the sidewalks to access the sidewalk closest to US Highway 41, not the serpentine one closest to the boat ramp. The sidewalk next to US Highway 41 will take you straight to the bridge. There is a slight upward grade to the bridge.

The survey mark is located on the east side of the bridge in the bridge abutment right where the bridge sidewalk railing begins. It is mounted flush with the abutment and level with the paved road.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: J 636

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Monumentation type: Survey Mark

County: Charlotte County

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Punta Gorda (2018)

Find type: Location information obtained from the USGS was used

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

NGS PID: DJ 3131

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:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  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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