Heritage Corridors

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What does this data set describe?

Title: Heritage Corridors
Roads in Unincorporated King County identified, studied and selected that still possessed the highest quality of scenic and heritage qualitites.
Supplemental_Information: None
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    County, King, 20100615, Heritage Corridors: King County, King County, WA.

    Online Links:

    Other_Citation_Details: None

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.519148
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.089547
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.781065
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.184005

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://www5.kingcounty.gov/sdc/DataImages/heritage_corridors.jpg> (JPG)
    JPG File of layer overlain on base of WA counties or local cities

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Calendar_Date: 10-Dec-2010
    Currentness_Reference: publication date

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):

      • String (0)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      The map projection used is NAD 1983 HARN StatePlane Washington North FIPS 4601 Feet.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 47.5
      Standard_Parallel: 48.73333333333333
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.8333333333333
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 47.0
      False_Easting: 1640416.666666667
      False_Northing: 0.0

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0003280833333333334
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0003280833333333334
      Planar coordinates are specified in foot_us

      The horizontal datum used is D North American 1983 HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS 1980.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.0.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222101.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    (Source: ESRI)

    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.




    Denny Creek Rd FS-58 (Old Sunset Hwy/Snoqualmie Pass) 
    Dockton Rd SW 
    NE Carnation Farm Rd 
    Old Cascade Scenic Hwy (Martin Creek) 
    Old Cascade Scenic Hwy (Skykomish) 
    Old Cascade Scenic Hwy (Stevens Pass) 
    SE 448th St (Osceola Loop) 
    SE 456th Way (Osceola Loop) 
    SE Green Valley Rd 
    SE Homestead Valey Rd (Old Sunset Hwy/Snoqualmie Pass) 
    SE Issaquah-Fall City Rd 
    SW Cedarhurst Rd 
    Tinkham Rd FS-55 (Old Sunset Hwy/Snoqualmie Pass) 
    West Snoqualmie River Rd 
    West Snoqualmie Valley Rd NE 
    Westside Hwy SW 

    Feature geometry. (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features.


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    King County Dept. of Transportation, Road Services Division
    Attn: Tamara Davis
    GIS and IT Project Manager
    201 S Jackson St
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-684-2118 (voice)

Why was the data set created?

To identify corridors to help the County and other public agencies in the region avoid or mitigate impacts to local historic roads during road improvement and maintenance or other public works projects. This will also provide information to help expedite the cultural screening process for transportation projects and the identification of potential impacts under federal, state, and local regulations, saving time and money as well as improve the predictability of transportation project permitting. To support the development of hertiage tourism in rural King County and raise awareness and pride among residents along the corridors.

How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

    (source 1 of 1)
    Type_of_Source_Media: None

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    (process 1 of 1)
    Matched up to the latest version of TNET at the time of publication.

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

These corridors involve no new regulatory impacts on property owners.
King County data are made available with the understanding that they shall be used exclusively by the obtainer or his/her authorized agents. Digital products may not be reproduced or redistributed in any form or by any means without the express written authorization of King County.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    KCGIS Center
    Attn: Cheryl Wilder
    Data Sales Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 700
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-263-5220 (voice)

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?


  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    King County disclaims any warranty of use of any digital product or data beyond that for which it was designed.

  4. How can I download or order the data?

Who wrote the metadata?

Last modified: 08-Jan-2013
Metadata author:
King County Dept. of Transportation, Road Services Division
Attn: Tamara Davis
GIS and IT Project Manager
201 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98104

206-684-2118 (voice)

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)

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