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How many square feet are required for 1 parked car?

400 sq ft

1

How many square feet in one acre?

43,560

2

What is a check in regards to the U.S. Survey that divided land?

An area 24 miles on a side defined by parallels and meridians

3

What is a township in regards to the U.S. Survey that divided land?

An area 6 miles on a side.

16 townships per check

4

What is a section in regards to the U.S. Survey that divided land?

1 square mile of land containing 640 acres

5

What is a quarter section in regards to the U.S. Survey that divided land?

An area 1/2 miles on each side

6

Slope of storm drains

0.3% min

7

Slope of sanitary sewers

0.4% - 1.4%

8

Slope of surface street drainage

0.5% min

9

Slope of planted areas or large pavers

1% min

10

Slope of lawns

25% max

11

Slope of planted beds

50% max

12

Slope of parking area/lot

5% max

13

Slope of automobile ramps

8% max

14

Slope of sidewalks

10% max

15

Slope of streets/paved driveways

10% max

16

What is the angle of repose for loose wet clay or silt?

30%

17

What is the angle of repose for dry compacted clay?

100%

18

What is the angle of repose for wet sand?

80%

19

What is the angle of repose for dry sand?

65%

20

Grade separation is required where there are more than _____ cars per hour at an intersection.

3,000

21

A traffic light is required at intersections where there are more than _____ cars per hour.

750

22

A verbal description of land that begins at a known point and describes the bearing and length of each side of the property until the point of the beginning is reached.

Metes and bounds

23

Elevated artificial channel that carries fast moving water and is used to transport things like logs and fish.

Flume

24

An embankment, levee, or dam formed to hold a river or stream or divert water flow.

Weir

25

Based on latitude, elevation, and proximity to water.

Macroclimate

26

Based on solar radiation, the angle between the ground and altitude

Microclimate

27

Max bearing pressure for foundation soil: bedrock

10,000 psf

28

Max bearing pressure for foundation soil: well graded gravel/sand

3,000 - 12,000 psf

29

Max bearing pressure for foundation soil: compacted sand/fill

2,000 - 3,000 psf