The Sunset Point Rest Area

The Sunset Point Rest Area (HMRAZ)

Location: Black Canyon City, AZ 85324 Yavapai County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 11.122', W 112° 8.079'

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Dedicated to the Engineering Achievement of

— William Clayton LeFebvre, 1890-1964 —

A colorful administrator, he is credited with establishing the basic location of Arizona's billion-dollar Interstate Highway System. He served as State Engineer twice, from 1924 to 1928 and from 1945 to 1951.

He devoted much of his final term to curbing diversion of state highway user revenues to purposes other than road-building. His varied career included that of road-builder, railroad civil engineer, city engineer, county engineer, chief of police, engineer with the Public Works Administration, naval commander in World War II, Phoeniz city manager, and Phoenix postmaster.

Dedicated January 1980
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HM NumberHMRAZ
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Year Placed1980
Placed ByArizona State Transportation Board and Arizona Section, American Society of Civil Engineers
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 3:25pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 395443 N 3783291
Decimal Degrees34.18536667, -112.13465000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 11.122', W 112° 8.079'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 11' 7.32" N, 112° 8' 4.74" W
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Area Code(s)623
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 464-470 Sunset Point, Black Canyon City AZ 85324, US
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