Unfortunate web page photo
A copy of the MUTCD might be in order for the employees of Bellevue. It would be under the "Advanced Warning" chapter....
I used to do crap like that all the time when I worked in California.
Do you mean photoshopping without using your brain?
He is most certainly breaking numerous OSHA and WISHA laws. They don't mess around with there fines and they are hefty. We received one once for 25k in the same City for doing much much less dangerous work.
The electric cars are too quiet and the drivers are watching their phones too much to do this without at least a spotter watching your back.
Addressing this seriously ....
The county surveyors around my area do a fair job of referencing out section corners with monuments set in all 4 quadrants. And filing a record detailing the measurements. A number of times, due to heavy traffic, I have tied only the 4 references and calculated the centerline monument position from them.