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NHDOT MX String Label Convention (v8i)

GENERAL USE: String Label: Style Set:

Bench mark, Survey disk

PBMK

EXD, Topo

Boring, Test Pit

PBOR

EXD, Topo
PBRK Strings PBRK Topo
Boundary String BY Topo

Level string

L

Topo

Elevation Point Survey

PELV

Topo
Elevation Point Survey - Not at Ground PEVV Topo

Survey traverse string

PSSA

TRAV

Point labels within survey traverse string (PSSA)

    Traverse S TRAV
    Survey fly station P TRAV

 

BOUNDARIES: String Label: Style Set:
Bound PBND EXD, Topo
Bound other Discontinued Sep '13, Use PBND PCON EXD, Topo

County line

BC

ERW8
Drill hole PDHL EXD, Topo

Iron pin or pipe

PIPN

EXD, Topo

National forest line

BN

ERW8

Project marker

PRJM

EXD, Topo

Property line

BP

ERW8

Right-of-way, controlled access

BRC ERW8

Right-of-way, limited access

BRL

ERW8

Right-of-way line

BRW

ERW8
Right-of-way line, additional label BRX ERW8
Right-of-way, railroad BRR ERW8

State line

BSL

ERW8

State line marker

PSLM

EXD, Topo

Town line

BT

ERW8

Town line marker

PTLM

EXD, Topo

 

ROADWAY FEATURES: String Label: Style Set:

Center of road

CO

EXD, Topo
Edge of Gravel Road EG EXD, Topo

Edge of traveled way

TW

EXD, Topo

Edge of pavement

EP

EXD, Topo

Lane markings

LM

EXD, Topo

Driveway

DR

EXD, Topo

Trail

TL

EXD, Topo

Curb - Left

CL

EXD, Topo

Curb - Right

CR

EXD, Topo

Curb - Top

TC

EXD, Topo

Beam guard rail - Left

BL

EXD, Topo

Beam guard rail - Right

BR

EXD, Topo

Cable guard rail - Left

GL

EXD, Topo

Cable guard rail - Right

GR

EXD, Topo

Double face beam guard rail

DF

EXD, Topo

Jersey barrier

JB

EXD, Topo

Ditch line

DL

Topo

Bottom of slope

BS

Topo

Top of slope

TS

Topo

 

BRIDGE FEATURES: String Label: Style Set:
Arch - Bottom BK Topo

Bridge deck

BG

EXD, Topo

Bridge abutment - Top

TB

EXD, Topo

Bridge abutment - Bottom

BB

Topo

Expansion joint

EJ

EXD, Topo

Exposed bridge footing - Top

TF

EXD, Topo

Exposed bridge footing - Bottom

BF

Topo

Pier - Top

TP

EXD, Topo
Pier - Bottom BJ Topo
Scupper PSBD EXD, Topo

Wing wall - Top

WT

EXD, Topo

Wing wall - Bottom

WB

Topo

Rip-rap

RP

EXD, Topo

Bridge spot elevations

PEBV

Topo

Bridge miscellaneous detail features - point string

PMBF

EXD, Topo

 

RAILROAD FEATURES: String Label: Style Set:

Railroad

RR

EXD, Topo

Railroad sign

PRSN

EXD, Topo

Railroad signal

PRSL

EXD, Topo

Railroad switchstand

PRSW

EXD, Topo

 

STRUCTURES: String Label: Style Set:
Building at ground   BE EXD, Topo

Building sill

BD 

Topo
Catch basin top PCBD EXD, Topo
Catch basin/Drop inlet sump PSUM Topo

Concrete Pad (gas station island; etc.)

CP

EXD, Topo
Dam - top DM EXD, Topo
Dam - bottom DB Topo
Drainage pipe (Survey: use IGL for dir. shots) DP EXD, Topo
Drop inlet top PDID EXD, Topo

Fence - Barbed wire

FB

EXD, Topo
Fence Other FO EXD, Topo
Flushing Basin PFLS EXD, Topo

Foundation/Ruin

FD

EXD, Topo
Retaining wall - Left ---^---^--- RL EXD, Topo
Retaining wall - Right ---v---v--- RW EXD, Topo
Retaining wall - Top

TR

EXD, Topo
Sidewalk / Patio SK EXD, Topo
Sill Point PSIL  Topo
Sound Wall SA EXD, Topo

Steps

SP

EXD, Topo

 

UTILITIES: String Label: Style Set:
Camera Pole New Jan '13 PCPC EXD, Topo
Fiber Optic Delineator New Jan '13 PFDD EXD, Topo
Fiber Optic Splice Vault New Jan '13 PSVF EXD, Topo

Fire hydrant

PHYD

EXD, Topo

Fuel Tank

PFTK

EXD, Topo

Gas Pump

PGAS

EXD, Topo

Gas pumps

GP

EXD, Topo

Gas shutoff

PGSO

EXD, Topo

Guy pole or stub

PGUY

EXD, Topo

Guy wire anchors

PANC

EXD, Topo

Headwall, culvert end - Bottom

BH

Topo

Headwall - Top

TH

EXD, Topo
Intelligent Transportation Systems IT EXD, Topo
ITS Equipment Cabinet New Jan '13 PITS EXD, Topo

Joint power and telephone pole

PJNT

EXD, Topo
Junction box PJCT EXD, Topo

Light on joint pole

PLTJ

EXD, Topo

Light on power pole

PLTP

EXD, Topo

Light pole

PLIT

EXD, Topo

Manhole - Drainage

PMHD

EXD, Topo

Manhole - Electric

PMHE

EXD, Topo

Manhole - Gas

PMHG

EXD, Topo

Manhole - Sewer

PMHS

EXD, Topo

Manhole - Telephone

PMHT

EXD, Topo
Manhole - Unknown PMHU EXD, Topo

Manhole - Water

PMHW

EXD, Topo

Pole

PPOL

EXD, Topo

Power pole

PPWR

EXD, Topo

Sluiceway

SU

EXD, Topo

Storage tanks

SG

EXD, Topo

Storage tank fill cap

PSTT

EXD, Topo

Public telephone

PBTH

EXD, Topo

Telephone/telegraph pole

PTEL

EXD, Topo
Tower - all types PPTR EXD, Topo

Transmission line/Aerial electric lines

AE

EXD, Topo

Underdrain Discontinued Mar '10, use DP

UD

EXD, Topo
Underground Cable TV UC EXD, Topo

Underground Electric

UE

EXD, Topo
Underground Fiber Optics UP EXD, Topo
Underground Fire Alarm UF EXD, Topo

Underground Gas

UG

EXD, Topo

Underground Sewer

US

EXD, Topo

Underground Telephone

UT

EXD, Topo

Underground Water

UW

EXD, Topo
Variable Speed Limit Sign New Jan '13 PVSL EXD, Topo

Water gate

PWGT

EXD, Topo

Water shutoff

PWSO

EXD, Topo

 

SIGNING/SIGNALS: String Label: Style Set:

Controller cabinet

PCCT

EXD, Topo

Handhole Discontinued June '10, use PPBX

PHHL

EXD, Topo

Loop detector

SD

EXD, Topo

Magnetic detector sleeve

DS

EXD, Topo

Mast arm pole

PMAP

EXD, Topo
Meter Pedestal PMTR EXD, Topo
Pedestrian Signal Pole PWLK EXD, Topo

Pullbox

PPBX

EXD, Topo

Sign - Single post

PSGN

EXD, Topo

Sign - Double post

PSND

EXD, Topo

Sign - Billboard or other large sign (string feature) 

SN

EXD, Topo

Signal conduit

SC

EXD, Topo

Street light conduit

LC

EXD, Topo

Traffic signal without mast arm

PSGL

EXD, Topo

 

OTHER GROUND FEATURES: String Label: Style Set:

Athletic Field

AF

EXD, Topo

Berm

BM

EXD, Topo

Boulder

PBDR

EXD, Topo

Bush

PBUS

EXD, Topo

Cemetery

CM

EXD, Topo
Gate GA EXD, Topo
Gate post Use PPST, June '09 PGPT EXD, Topo

Ground light/yard light

PGLT

EXD, Topo

Fire tower Removed May '08

PFTR

Flag pole

PFPL

EXD, Topo

Gravestone

PGRV

EXD, Topo

Hedge

HE

EXD, Topo

High water mark

HW

EXD, Topo

Intermittent or small stream

ST

EXD, Topo

Lamp post

PLPT

EXD, Topo

Leachfield

LF

EXD, Topo

Mail box

PMBX

EXD, Topo

Miscellaneous detail features - Point string

PMDF

EXD, Topo
Miscellaneous detail features - Not at Ground PMVF EXD, Topo

Miscellaneous detail features - Feature string

FM

EXD, Topo

Monuments/statues or other related items

PMON

EXD, Topo
Ornamental features (flower beds; etc.) OR EXD, Topo
Parking Meter PARK EXD, Topo

Pool

QP

EXD, Topo

Post - all types

PPST

EXD, Topo

Ramp - Boat; etc.

RM

EXD, Topo

Ridge line

RD

EXD, Topo

Rock outcrop Left

RO

EXD, Topo
Rock outcrop Right RK EXD, Topo

Satellite dish

PDAT

EXD, Topo

Septic Tank

PSTK

EXD, Topo

Shore line - Left

SL

EXD, Topo

Shore line - Right

SR

EXD, Topo

Lumber stockpile Removed Jan. '09, Use SO

QS

EXD, Topo
Stockpile SO EXD, Topo

Stone wall

SW

EXD, Topo

Stump

PSTP

EXD, Topo

Swamp/marsh or wet area

WA

EXD, Topo

Swamp symbol

PSWP

EXD, Topo
Test pit  Removed December '08, Use PBOR PTPT EXD, Topo
Top of slope TS Topo

Tree - Coniferous

PTCS

EXD, Topo

Tree - Deciduous

PTDS

EXD, Topo

Vent pipe - Outlet

PVNT

EXD, Topo

Waterfall

WF

EXD, Topo

Well

PWEL

EXD, Topo

Woods line or brush line - Left

WL

EXD, Topo

Woods line or brush line - Right

WR

EXD, Topo

 

ENVIRONMENT: String Label: Style Set:
Invasive Species VA ENV8, Topo
Monitoring Well PMWL EXD, Topo

HOTL

VT

ENV8, Topo

MHT

VM

ENV8, Topo
OHT VK ENV8, Topo

OHW

VH

ENV8, Topo
Prime Wetland  VR ENV8, Topo
Special Aquatic Site VS ENV8, Topo

TBZ

VZ

ENV8, Topo

TOB

VB

ENV8, Topo

TOBOHW

VO

ENV8, Topo
Vernal Pool VP ENV8, Topo
Wetland Delineated WD ENV8, Topo

 

CONTOURS: String Label: Style Set:

Index contour - Approximate

CA

CTR8

Index contour - Approx. depression

CB

CTR8

Index contour - Depression

CD

CTR8

Index contour - Standard

CS

CTR8

Intermediate contour - Approximate

ZA

CTR8

Intermediate contour - Approx. depression

ZB

CTR8

Intermediate contour - Depression

ZD

CTR8

Intermediate contour - Standard

ZF

CTR8

 

AERIALS: String Label: Style Set:
Text - Dense Trees *DT
Text - Grid Text *GR
Asphalt Pad AP EXD, Topo
Buildings BA EXD, Topo
Curb Bottom CB EXD, Topo
Culvert - Aerial Mapping CU EXD, Topo
Deck DK EXD, Topo
Driveway Unpaved DU EXD, Topo
Stream or river flow arrow FA Topo
Grid GD EXD, Topo
Gravel Shoulder GS EXD, Topo
Obscured Tank KO EXD, Topo
Back of Curb NC EXD, Topo
Back of Curb Obscured ND EXD, Topo
Back of Curb - No Elevation Change from Bottom NE EXD, Topo
Obscured Railroad NO EXD, Topo
Obscured area OA EXD, Topo
Obscured Bridge OB EXD, Topo
Obscured Curb - Bottom Right OC EXD, Topo
Obscured Drive OD EXD, Topo
Obscured Shoulder OE EXD, Topo
Obscured Fence OF EXD, Topo
Obscured Guardrail OH EXD, Topo
Obscured Structure OI EXD, Topo
Obscured Wall OJ EXD, Topo
Obscured Deck OK EXD, Topo
Obscured Lane Marking OL EXD, Topo
Obscured Misc. Object OM EXD, Topo
Obscured Sign ON EXD, Topo
Obscured Concrete Pad OO EXD, Topo
Obscured Pavement OP EXD, Topo
Obscured Pool OQ EXD, Topo
Obscured Sidewalk OS EXD, Topo
Obscured Headwall OT EXD, Topo
Obscured Culvert OU EXD, Topo
Obscured Wetland OW EXD, Topo
Obscured Water OX EXD, Topo
Obscured Ramp/Dock OY EXD, Topo
Obscured Catch Basin PCBO EXD, Topo
Obscured Drain  PDIO EXD, Topo
Elevation Point Aerial PDTM EXD, Topo
Obscured Flagpole PFPO EXD, Topo
Fence Post PFPS EXD, Topo
Obscured Hydrant  PHYO EXD, Topo
Obscured Lightpole PLPO EXD, Topo
Obscured Manhole PMHO EXD, Topo
Obscured Pole POPL EXD, Topo
Obscured Post POPS EXD, Topo
Horizontal Vertical Control PPHV EXD, Topo
Obscured Sign PSGO EXD, Topo
Obscured Traffic Signal PSOL EXD, Topo
Tree from Aerial Mapping PTR1 EXD, Topo
Obscured Steps SQ EXD, Topo
Curb Top TC EXD, Topo
Obscured Top of Curb TD EXD, Topo
Top of Curb - No Elevation Change from Bottom TE EXD, Topo
Tank TK EXD, Topo
Transmission Tower TN EXD, Topo
Obscured Trail TO EXD, Topo
Retaining Walls TR EXD, Topo
Obscured Utility UO EXD, Topo
Break lines X EXD, Topo

 

PIT SURVEYS: (Construction/Audit Items) String Label: Style Set:

Bottom of slope

BS

Topo

Level string

L

Topo

Limit of pit

LP

Topo

Limit of work

LW

Topo

Old ground

OG

Topo

Stockpile

SO

EXD, Topo

Top of slope

TS

Topo

Waste Removed Jan. '09, Use SO

WS

Topo

 

TEXT STRINGS: (Not for survey use) String Label: Style Set::

Building name

*BD

Cemetery name

*CM

County name

*CT

Dam name

*DM

General name

*GN

Miscellaneous name

*MS

Ocean name

*OC

Pipeline name

*PI

Pole numbers

*PL

Pool text

*PO

Road names

*RD

Railroad name

*RR

River name

*RV

Spot elevations

*E

State name

*ST

Town name

*TW


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