How to Read a Grade Rod?

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A grade rod is used to find the difference between ground elevations. You need a level to be able to use a grade rod. The markings are in foot, tenths and hundredths of feet. For more information on reading a grade rod refer to this website: en.allexperts.com
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How to Read a Grade Rod
The earth is hardly flat, and surveyors in construction overcome this in building projects by flattening the ground into a specific level, or grade, using tools such as a grade rod. Used with a level and grade stakes, a grade rod measures the difference... More »
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A grade rod is set in increments of feet, tenths of feet, and hundredths of feet. Start at a known point of height. Then, check the difference at a new point.
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