Survey

Survey Crew

Staff perform a variety of support services for the Washtenaw County Road Commission as well as participating in survey related programs with Washtenaw County, the Michigan Department of Transportation, and the National Geodetic Survey. These support services include
construction staking of road improvement projects, topographic mapping for use in the design of future road improvement projects, drainage surveys, horizontal, vertical, and alignment control surveys in relation to the Public Land Survey System and the Michigan State Plane Coordinate System,
right of way staking for installation of traffic control devices, utility relocations, and encroachments, maintenance of historic records, and preservation of survey monuments.

Inquiries
Staff respond to public and consultant inquiries regarding:
existing right of way information, benchmarks, alignments,
abandonments of road right of way, and remonumentation.
Remonumentation
Staff act as the County Representation for the Washtenaw County Remonumentation Program.
Abandonment
Staff administer requests for Road Right of Way Abandonments.
Legal Descriptions
Staff  are responsible for reviewing drawings and legal description documents prepared for
road right of way acquisitions.