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Accession Number PB2013-109295
Title Existing Right-of-Way Plats Database.
Publication Date Feb 2010
Media Count 78p
Personal Author A. Haghani H. Sadrsadat H. Smith M. Hamedi
Abstract The Maryland State Highway Administrations Office of Real Estate processes a high volume of plat information and research requests on a daily basis. This is a lengthy process which is completed manually. The Office of Real Estate intends to improve the plat retrieval process by incorporating an automated system. A team of University of Maryland researchers developed a prototype system in which graphical plat queries may be conducted. In order for the graphical search to work, the four corner coordinates of each plat must be included in a database that is tied to this system. Currently, this information is missing. A solution is to geo-reference plats to an ArcGIS map. There are approximately 60,000 plats in the plat inventory which are currently in use at the Office of Real Estate which need to be geo-referenced in order for this system to be effective. Two sample sets of plats were given to the University of Maryland research team to estimate the time needed to geo-reference the entire set of plats.
Keywords Database management
Geographic information systems
Information retrieval
Real estate
Right of way(Land)
Transportation systems

Source Agency Department of Transportation
NTIS Subject Category 85 - Transportation
43G - Transportation
48I - Cartography
91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
Corporate Author Maryland Univ. Coll., College Park.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1321
Contract Number DTRT07-G-0003

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