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Series Record

Title :
Project file: Vashon and Maury Island street addressing
Agency Name :
Planning and Community Development, Department of: Building and Land Development Division (BALD)
Reference ID :
442
Series Date(s) :
(1988-1991)  Begin Date: 1988    End Date: 1991 
Level :
Series
Scope :
To improve emergency response access to locations on Vashon and Maury Islands, in 1988 King County initiated a street measurement and address assignment project. The project, which changed most named streets to numbered ones, was undertaken by a team of local residents under general BALD direction. This file consists of a manual and project history compiled at BALD's request by geodata technician Ken Brooks. The manual comprises text sections illustrated with copies of forms, worksheets, maps, correspondence, etc.; section topics include socio-cultural background and community information; measuring and recording fieldwork and follow-up; road designations; address number assignment; map and sign preparation; quality checks; and project wrap-up. Two appendices include copies of Vashon/Maury Island newspaper articles, and photocopied snapshots of project participants.
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Permanent link:
https://archivesearch.kingcounty.gov/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION/WEB_DESC_DET_REP/PID 405?sessionsearch
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