Cook County Hwy Dept E30A/CWG
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander
N 42° 04.766 W 087° 45.492
16T E 437285 N 4658873
Quick Description: A Cook County Highway Department benchmark monumented near the Lake Ave bridge over the Edens Expressway in Skokie, IL.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/7/2006 9:26:38 PM
Waymark Code: WMEDQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 39

Long Description:
A Cook County Highway Department Bench Mark disk embedded in the bridge over the Edens Expressway (I-94) in Wilmette, IL. To reach the station, go west from the intersection of Skokie Blvd and Lake Ave to the mark on the left. The mark is on the south side of the street, embedded in a circular concrete pillar half-underneath the bridge.

The mark is on the southeast corner of the bridge, so to speak, and can either be seen from the southern sidewalk leading over the bridge (lean over the railing and look down near the place where the bridge span meets the ground) or by going through the tall grass to the mark itself. Watch out for bugs. Lots of them.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: 1954 E30A CWG

Benchmark Agency: Not listed

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

County: Cook

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

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

NGS PID: 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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