Slope Staking in Utah

Slope staking is the survey that calculates design sub-grade elevations, where the slope contacts the original ground. Seeing as these stakes set the construction limits, they must be defined before any kind of construction takes place. Slope stakes are commonly used in highway construction to locate the pivot point and catch point.

The field procedure for slope staking involves;
  • Recording the cut and fill by taking the difference of elevations
  • Observing the ground slopes
  • Estimating the cut and calculate the center line
  • Taking a rod reading to locate the actual cut
  • Comparing the actual and estimate, then repeat until they agree +.01'


There are various purposes for slope staking such as the need to provide for water drainage. Boundary Consultants Professional Land Surveyors possesses extensive experience in slope staking. We know exactly what it takes to perform the job correctly and on time.

Boundary Consultants for Slope Staking

Boundary Consultants Professional Land Surveyors has had years of experience with slope staking in Utah. We use only the latest technology for our surveys because we believe that our maps and grids should be designed with the reader in mind. Do not hesitate to contact us and let us know how we can help you with your project.

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