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Survey Section

The MassDOT Survey Section includes a Boston Survey Office and Survey Departments in each District office.

The MassDOT Survey Section:

  • Manages the contracts for S1 - Engineering Field Survey, S2 - Total Station AutoCAD Base Plan Services, and S4 - Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
  • Coordinates all MassDOT survey activities for design and construction projects.
  • Provides photogrammetric & remote sensing services for design and construction projects.
  • Operates and maintains the MaCORS Real-Time Network.
  • Sets and maintains the statewide network of geodetic control.
  • Maintains the information found on the Geodetic Control Interactive Map website.
  • Maintains the boundaries of the Commonwealth and the records of city and town line boundaries.
  • Maintains the information found on the Town Corners Interactive Map website.
  • Maintains an archive of aerial photographs dating back to the 1930's.
  • Handles requests for geodetic control points and aerial photography information

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