Wednesday, March 24, 2010

1/2 Address - Not very visible


The 1/2 component of the address is obscured by the dirt
( Taken during field research today)

Underpasses & Overpasses - Added to MAR

Underpasses & overpasses have been added to the MAR Intersection Table. There were 349 overpass and underpass records which wered added. There are distinguished from regular intersections which are 'at grade.' These underpasses & overpasses are not at grade.


Examples include:
  • 16TH STREET NW OVER MILITARY ROAD NW
  • MILTARY ROAD NW UNDER 16TH STREET NW
  • INTERSTATE 395 SOUTHBOUND UNDER D STREET NW
  • SUITLAND PARKWAY SE UNDER INTERSTATE 295

One can find these intersections using the MAR Sample Client.






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Monday, March 15, 2010

Traffic Circles

Barney Circle - in SE


Additional traffic circles have been added to the MAR. Their locations can be found by going to the MAR Sample Client and typing in their respective names.

One of the sources for this information was from Wikipedia. In the Wikipedia article it mentions an Ellicott Circle. Ellicott Circle does not currently exist. It did exist decades ago (see below Baist Index image transposed over 2009 Imagery)


Ellicott Circle SE (from Baist Index) Transposed over 2009 Imagery

Sunday, March 14, 2010

New Website for the Master Address Repository Website

As part of a major revamp of the website for the Office of the Chief Technology Officer, the website for the Master Address Repository has also been revamped.

The corresponding links on this blog have been updated.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

4th Street SW between I Street SW and M Street SW is Almost Complete


4th Street SW between I Street SW and M Street SW is almost complete. T his is is a new portion of 4th Street SW which will help create a finer road grid in SW Waterfront neighborhood. The address range is between 900 - 1199 4th Street SW.
Also: DCRA will be moving right here to 1100 4th Street SW on March 22.


Tuesday, March 2, 2010

MAR Monthly Report: February 2010


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Dataset Numbers:
• Addresses: 142,005
• Residential Units: 193,261
• Aliases: 5,308
• Street Name Aliases: 1,055
• Intersections: 16,391
• Blocks: 15,825
• Address / SSL Cross Reference: 235,015

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News:
  • The intersection file has been updated. New intersections include Champlain Street NW and Florida Avenue NW, Foxview Circle NW and Hoban Road NW.
  • Over 3,000 residential units were added to the MAR during February, bring the residential units table to 193,261 record. There are an estimated 196,000 to 202,000 residential units in DC.