How to reach:
To reach the tidal bench marks from the U.S. Post Office at 295 Water Street, proceed north 0.3 km (0.2 mi) to the intersection with Bridge Street, turn right and proceed 0.2 km (0.1 mi) east across the Kennebec River to the first intersection with Willow Street, turn left and proceed 0.3 km (0.2 mi) north on Willow Street to the ninety degree turn, continue straight 60 m (200 ft) north on the private driveway entrance to a scrap yard, continue straight on foot 0.14 km (0.09 mi) to the east end of the decommissioned railroad bridge over the Kennebec River. The bench marks are located between the east end of the railroad bridge and south along Water Street to the west end of the State Route 17 bridge over the Kennebec River. The tide gauge is located on the decommissioned railroad bridge about 85 m (275 ft) west of the east end of the bridge. The tide gauge can also be accessed from the west end of the bridge through public property.