PTC Station - Briar Valley RD - Bedford, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
N 40° 02.310 W 078° 30.108
17T E 713137 N 4435020
Quick Description: Unusual PA Turnpike Commission disk located on a bridge just NE of Bedford.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 2/17/2009 5:42:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM5VX9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 4

Long Description:
This aluminum disk is similar to KW1084 (visit link) - a bronze PTC disk which no longer exists.

This disk is located on top of the N end of the W bridgewall of the bridge carrying Briar Valley RD over the PA Turnpike about a mile N of Bedford & a mile E of the Bedford Turnpike Exit.

To reach from the square at Bedford - follow US 220 Bus N to Briar Valley RD running E. Follow Briar Valley RD E then N to the Turnpike bridge to the mark on the left - near the N end of the bridge & about 3' above the roadway. Excercise caution as there is no good place to park at the mark.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: - blank -

Benchmark Agency: Not listed

Monumentation type: Disk (unspecified type)

County: Bedford

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Bedford - PA

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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