Allegheny Heartlands Chapter

  • 18 Sep 2013
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Creekside Inn, East Freedom, PA


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A meeting of the PSLS Allegheny Heartlands chapter is scheduled for September 18 beginning at 6:30 PM.

Date: September 18, 2013

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Location: Creekside Inn, East Freedom, PA

Speaker: Jon C. Johnson, PENNDOT Survey Technician

Topic: PENNDOT - Highway Laws, Definitions & Plans

CE Credits: 1 PDH

Cost: Free to PSLS members
          Non-member fee - $30 

Presentation Outline
Introduction to the State Route segment/offset system
  • How it works
  • Conventions
Straight Line Diagram
  • Analysis and deciphering
  • Legislative Route conversion
Legal Right-of-Way, Required Right-of-Way, Ultimate Right-of-Way Definitions and differences
1933 Law
Ordained Right-of-Way and Dedicated Right-of-Way

Slope Easements, Drainage Easements, and "Areas for"

Abandonments, Vacations, Setbacks Definitions and differences

Speaker Information:
Jon C. Johnston is employed at PennDOT as Survey Technician. Jonston worked in the field as an instrument man from 1986 to 1995 and worked in the office from 1995 to present. His job is to organize and disseminate information on:

  • Roadway plans
  • Bridge plans
  • Right-of-Way plans Road Docket records Highway Genealogies Laws of Pennsylvania
Please direct questions to Greg Facciani at

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