Surveyors Information 

We will be posting articles and links to topical information for surveyors.  Check back often as we will be updating this page monthly.  If you know (or have) information you would like to share, send it via email to

Survey Camp 2017 Presentations

We are gathering materials from this year's camp and making it available for online viewing or download.  If you would like to include one of your presentations, simply send it to Mike or Tom, and they will get it posted here.  Thank you for sharing!

Geographic Coordinate Systems Tying Projects Together-by Jeff Graham, WSDOT Survey Support Engineer.         (GCS Tying Project Together.pdf)

Back to Basics:  Slope Staking:   Andy Doan, PLS - Kevin Carlascio --Presenters Notes: Slope Staking
Back to Basics:  Traversing -  Jason Jones, Kevin Carlascio  --Presenters Notes:  Traversing

The Missing DLC - Alan R Dubak  --Presenters Notes:  Research
Your Presentation could be here too!

Who can perform land surveys?

Questions and Answers Regarding The Profession-WACCS (.pdf)
                Who can perform land surveys?

Below are documents showing how various counties dealt with 'Right of Way' construction projects.  We feel that counties agencies may benefit from the ability to see different counties throughout Washington perform this task using AutoCAD drawings.

Grays Harbor County
Wishkah Road Rd Map
Wishkah Road RW Map

 Walla Walla County
Russell Siding Bridge RW Map
Russell Siding Bridge RW map
 Clark County
Carty Road Reconstruction
Carty Road Reconstruction
(opens new page with 17 docs.)

Interested in seeing how they dealt with right of way in the 'ole days?   Click the link below to see this book from 1880 titled "Forms and Instructions for Establishing , Relocating, Altering, and Vacating County Roads" from Seattle area attorneys.
1880 Document
by Irving Ballard, Published by Board of County
 Commissioners for King County